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KNOW INDIA PROGRAMME (KIP) FOR INDIAN DIASPORA YOUTH

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA

COLOMBO 

PRESS RELEASE 

KNOW INDIA PROGRAMME  (KIP) FOR INDIAN DIASPORA YOUTH 

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has launched the following tentative schedule of the 54th to 56th edition of the “KNOW INDIA PROGRAMME (KIP)”

 

 

Tentative Datace

Partner State

Last Date of online submission

54th  KIP

1stAug 2019 to 25th   Aug,2019

Punjab and Haryana

 30th June 2019

55th  KIP

3rd Sep, 2019 to 27th Sep, 2019

Goa

30th July 2019

56th  KIP

1st Oct 2019 to 25th Oct 2019

Kerala

30th August 2019

            This programme is open for Overseas Indians residing in Sri Lanka in the age group of 18-30 years who have distinguished themselves in various fields and who have shown an abiding interest in India and links with India through parentage.  Non Resident Indians (NRIs) are not eligible to apply for this programme.  

            The KIP in the nature of an Orientation Programme is expected to provide the participants exposure to various facets of the Indian way of life, culture, spirituality, adventure and sports, creativity and composite character of India and interaction with youth from different parts of the country.  The activities of KIP participants within partner state will involve visit to historical, cultural, industrial, academic and tourist places along with meeting the constitutional head, and other eminent personalities.  They are also given exposure of village life and interactive sessions in premier university/ institution/organization within the State.

High Commission of India will arrange return air ticket subject to 10% of the total airfare is deposited by the participants. The participants would need to give an undertaking that he/she will complete the KIP, failing which amount spent on airfare by Govt. of India will have to be reimbursed to the High Commission of India.

            Eligible applicants need to login the KIP portal www.kip.gov.in and register for the same on or before the last date. All the information regarding registration, application and guidelines are available in the site.

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Colombo

12 June, 2019