Announcements Know India Programme (KIP) (30 September 2016)

Know India Programme (KIP) (30 September 2016)

Know India Programme (KIP)

1. The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India is organizing the following editions of Know India Programme (KIP) from December 2016 to January 2017:



Partner State


17.12.2016 to 10.01.2017

Uttar Pradesh


17.12.2016 to 10.01.2017



27.12.2016 to 20.01.2017



27.12.2016 to 20.01.2017

West Bengal

2. Updated Application Forms for the KIP and Revised Guidelines are attached.

3. Some important aspects w.r.t. these KIPs may kindly be noted:.

i. All four KIP groups will participate in the youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on 7 January 2017 in Bengaluru and the inauguration of 14th PBD Convention on 8 January 2017 - where PM and select Chief Ministers will participate and address delegates. Therefore, Bengaluru has been included in the 25 day itinerary of the KIP groups.

ii. In the Application Form, the applicant should indicate his preference for each KIP, in the order of priority. Ministry will attempt to allot the first preference of each applicant to the extent possible. If there are too many applicants for a specific KIP, the allotment of candidates will be on first-come-first serve basis and subject to fulfillment of all eligibility criteria.

iii. Deadline for accepting applications is 23 October 2016.

4. Completed application forms should be submitted by the eligible PIOs to Ms. Muanpuii Saiawi, First Secretary (IEC), Embassy of India, 2-2-11, Kudan Minami, Chiyoda Ku, Tokyo 102-0074, Tokyo.

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