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41st, 42nd, 43rd and 44th Know India Program (KIP)


Know India Programme KIP is an engagement programme for Diaspora youths (between the ageof 18-30 years) of Indian origin to introduce them to India and promote awareness about different facets of Indian life, our cultural heritage, art and the transformation taking place in India. This programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding non-resident Indians).   Details guidelines on eligibility/selection criteria, assistance provided and Role /responsibilities etc are available at the Ministry’s link : and .


This year i.e. in 2017-18, Ministry will organise six KIPs with participation of 40 overseas Indians in each programme. The schedule of KIPs ( in 2017)  are as under. 


No.                  Date           __________         State Partner

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

42nd KIP       1-25 October 2017            Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh

43rd KIP      1-25 November 2017         Meghalaya& Assam

44th KIP      29 Nov -23 Dec 2017         AndhraPradesh & Telangana


Indian-origin youth can submit applications online ( for the following first four KIPs to be held in 2017 i.e. 41, 42, 43 & 44. Applications can be submitted ONLINE ( by the overseas Indians from 23 June to 21 July 2017.