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Announcement of 54th, 55th and 56th Know India Programmes

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Embassy of India 



Announcement of 54thto 56thKnow India Programme(KIP)

Know India Programme (KIP) of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India is a 25 day orientation programme for diaspora youth conducted with a view to promote awareness on different facets of life in India and the progress made by the country in various fields e.g. economic, industrial, education, science & technology, communication & information Technology, culture. 

KIP provides a unique forum for students & young professionals of Indian origin to visit India, share their views, expectations & experiences and to develop closer bonds with the contemporary India
The Embassy of India is pleased to inform that the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has announced 54th, 55th& 56thKnow India Programmes on the KIP Portal ( https://www.kip.gov.in/)
The registration is open for Indian Origin Youths between the age group of 18 to 30 years. The details of the programmes are as below:



Duration of the whole KIP in India

Partner Indian States

Schedule for visiting Partner States

Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal



01 August 2019 to 25 August 2019

Punjab and Haryana

6 -10 August 2019
10-15 August 2019

30 June 2019


55th KIP

3 September 2019 to 27 September 2019


7-16 September 2019

30 July 2019



1 October 2019 to 25 October 2019


5-14 October 2019

30 August 2019

The facilities provided to the participants, under KIP include local hospitality e.g. boarding/lodging in State guest houses or three star hotels, internal travel and local transport, per diem allowance of Rs. 100/- for out-of-pocket expenses, gratis visa by Indian Missions/Posts abroad. 90% of the total cost of air ticket for the cheapest economy class fare to India is reimbursable to the participants by the Embassy on successful completion of the Programme by them.

The Indian origin youth living in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and The Holy See between the age group of 18-30 years are requested to register on the KIP portal. 
For further information, please refer to https://www.kip.gov.in/


Berne, 12 June 2019

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