Know India Programmes’(KIPs)-2019-20

Government of India has been organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIPs) since 2004 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.

Government of India has announced to organize 6 KIPs during the current financial year 2019-20. Out of these, 3 (three) “Know India Programmes” already announced on the KIP portal (www.kip.gov.in) on 30th May 2019. The Indian Youth Diaspora can   apply on the KIP portal: www.kip.gov.in online to avail this unique opportunity to remain integrated with their motherland.

The application should be filled in online on the portal in accordance with the Ministry’s guidelines which are available on the KIP portal (www.kip.gov.in).   The applicants who have already visited India under any of Government of India’s Funding Schemes, need not to apply

The schedule of scheme is as under:

 S. No.No. of KIPPartner StateDuration of the whole KIP in IndiaSchedule for visiting Partner State.Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal.
154th KIPPunjab, and Haryana.1st August to 25th August , 2019Punjab – 6 August to 10th August, 2019; & Haryana -10th August to 15th August, 2019.30th June, 2019.
255th KIPGoa3rd September to 27th September, 2019.7th September to 16th September, 201915th  July, 2019.
356th KIPKerala, 1st October to 25th October, 2019.5th October to 14th October, 2019.15th August, 2019
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