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Since 2004, the Government of India has been organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIP) for the India 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.The Government has decided to organize 6 “Know India Programmes’ KIPs during the Financial year 2019-20.Out of these KIPs, the Government has announced 3 Know India Programmes as per the following schedule:
S.No Partner State Duration of the whole KIP in India Schedule for visiting Partner State Last date of online submission of applications on KIP portal
1 Punjab and Haryana 1stAugust to 25thAugust 2019 Punjab - 6 August-10thAugust 2019 & Haryana - 10thAugust-15thAugust 2019 30thJune 2019
2 Goa 3rdSeptember-27thSeptember 2019 7thSeptember-16thSeptember 2019 15thJuly 2019
3 Kerala 1stOctober-25thOctober 2019 5thOctober-14thOctober 2019 15thAugust 2019

3.Indian youth diaspora can apply online on the KIP portal (www.kip.gov.in) for availing this opportunity.Applicants who had already visited India under any of Government of India’s Funding Schemes” need not apply.