Announcements Launch of Portal for Know India Programme

Launch of Portal for Know India Programme

Launch of Portal for Know India Programme

On 17 June 2017, External Affairs Minister of India inaugurated a portal for Know India Programme (KIP), Ministry's flagship initiative for engagement with young overseas Indians. The portal externalicon enables Indian-origin youth to apply online for KIP programmes.

This year i.e. in 2017-18, Ministry of External Affairs of India is organising six Know India Programmes (KIP) with participation of 40 overseas Indians in each programme.

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         Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

KIPs will continue to be a 25-day programme. This year Ministry has included 2-3 States in the programme of each KIP.

45th and 46th KIPs will be held in early 2018. Applications for these KIPs will be accepted in October. 

The applicants can indicate their preferences online for any three KIPs. Ministry will do their best to accommodate them in the KIP of their first preference.

Applications can be submitted online by the overseas Indians from 23 June to 21 July 2017.

Applicants are advised to submit their applications online well within the deadline on 21 July.