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Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India is organizing four schedules of Know India Programme (KIP) in 2017 to familiarize youth of Indian Diaspora with India’s culture, heritage and also with contemporary India. The four schedules of KIP will be held as follows:-


   No.                    Date                                          State Partner

41 KIP         3-27 September 2017                Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

42 KIP         1-25 October 2017                     Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh

43 KIP         1-25 November 2017                 Meghalaya & Assam

44 KIP         29 Nov - 23 December 2017      Andhra Pradesh & Telangana


Applications are invited from persons of Indian Origin, PIOs (NRIs not eligible) in age group of 18-30 years. Applications should be filled online at the portal www.kip.gov.in by 21st July 2017. Selected participants will be provided full hospitality in India during the duration of the program. Also, 90% (ninety percent) of the total cost of air ticket (at lowest economy excursion fare) is refundable to the participants on successful completion of the programme by them. Please note KIP applicants should have valid travel and medical insurance for India.