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Announcement of Know India Programmes (KIP)

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Embassy of India

Announcement of Know India Programmes (KIP)

            Since 2004, the Government of India has been organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIPs) for the Indian youth diaspora in the age group of 18-30, with an objective to connect them with their motherland and to give them an exposure about the various aspect of contemporary India’s form of Art, Culture and heritage etc. The KIP is of 25 days programme together with 10 days tour to one or two partner State.

2.         In its series, the Government of India has decided to organize 6 KIPs during the Financial year 2019-20. Out of these 6 KIPs, the Government has already announced 3 Know India Programmes on the KIP portal on 30thMay 2019. The schedule of the these KIPs is as under:-

S. No.

No. of KIP

Partner State

Duration of the whole KIP in India

Schedule for visiting Partner State

Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal



Punjab, and Haryana

1stAugust to
25thAugust, 2019

Punjab– 6 August to 10thAugust, 2019; &
Haryana -10thAugust to 15thAugust, 2019.

30thJune, 2019




3rdSeptember to
27thSeptember, 2019

7thSeptember to
16thSeptember, 2019

30thJuly, 2019




1stOctober to
25thOctober, 2019.

5thOctober to 14thOctober, 2019

30thAugust, 2019

3.         It may be noted that “no application of an applicant will be considered for these KIPs, if the said applicant had already visited India under any of the scheme funded by the Government of India.”.
4.         The Indian youth diaspora who fulfill the above criteria are encouraged to apply online on the KIP portal. (www.kip.gov.in). 

Prague, Czech Republic
03 June, 2019