66th & 67th Know India Programme

Posted on: May 18, 2023 | Back | Print

Online registration for 66th and 67th editions of Know India Programme (KIP) have been opened on the KIP portal from 17 May 2023. Interested Diaspora youth (in the age group 18-30 years) of Indian origin (PIO/OCI card holders) may apply for the programme through portal

Know India Programme (KIP) is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth conducted with a view to promote awareness on different facets of life in contemporary India.

During the period of their stay in India, the KIP participants are given insights to understanding of India’s political system, economy, society, and developments in various key sectors. Further, they are also provided exposure to India’s history and heritage by visiting places of historical and cultural significance. The Ministry also facilitates their interactions with students and professionals from various fields; along with arranging for meetings and call on visits with senior officials and leadership. The KIP participants are also taken for a 7–10-day state visit to one or more Indian states as a part of the Programme.