Know India Programmes (KIPs)

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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 these KIPs is as under:-

S. No.

No. of KIP

Partner State

Duration of the whole KIP in India

Schedule for visiting Partner State.

Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal.


54th KIP

Punjab, and Haryana.

1st August to 25thAugust , 2019

Punjab – 6 August to 10th August, 2019; &

Haryana-10th August to 15thAugust, 2019.

30th June, 2019.


55th KIP


3rdSeptember to 27thSeptember, 2019.

7thSeptember to 16thSeptember, 2019

15th  July, 2019.


56th KIP


1st October to 25thOctober, 2019.

5th October to 14th October, 2019.

15th August, 2019

3.  “Those  who have already visited India for these KIPs under any of Government of India’s Funding Schemes, need not to apply”.

4.   Detailed information is available on the KIP portal –

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