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Know India Programme (KIP)

Four Know India Programmes: December to January

On 17 June 2017 EAM inaugurated a portal for Know India Programme (KIP), the Ministry's flagship initiative for engagement with young overseas Indians. The portal enables Indian-origin youth to apply online for KIP programmes. This year i.e. in 2017-18, we will organise six KIPs with participation of 40 overseas Indians in each programme.



Partner State


3-27 September 2017     

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


1-25 October 2017

Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh


1-25 November 2017

Meghalaya & Assam


29 Nov -23 Dec 2017

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

 Applications can be submitted online by the overseas Indians from 23 June to 21 July 2017. The final list of KIP participants will be drawn up by Ministry by 31 July.