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Know India Programmes (KIPs)

Since 2004, the Government of India has been organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIPs) 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.

2. In its series, the Government has decided to organize 6 KIPs during the Financial year 2019-20. Out of these 6 KIPs, the Government has already announced 3 Know India Programmes on the KIP portal on 30th May 2019. The schedule of the these KIPs 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 10thAugust, 2019; &

Haryana -10thAugust to 15thAugust, 2019.

30th June, 2019.
255th KIPGoa3rd September to 27thSeptember, 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

3. Indian youth diaspora in Zimbabwe can apply online on the KIP portal.“No application of an applicant may be considered for these KLPs, if the said applicant had already visited India under any of Government of India’s Funding Schemes”.

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