The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India, will be organizing the 30th and 31st Know India Programme (KIP).
KIP is in the nature of an Orientation Programme and will provide the participants exposure to various facets of the Indian way of life, culture, spirituality, adventure and sports, creativity and composite character of India and interaction with youth from different parts of the country.
40 participants comprising of overseas Indians in the age group of 18 – 26 years who have distinguished themselves in any field and have abiding interest in India and links with India through parentage will be selected from countries all over the world. It is open to PIOs from all over the world. NRIs are not eligible to apply for this programme. The expenses on to and fro international air travel (90%), subject to conditions being met, will be reimbursed by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs through the High Commission of India, Dar es Salam. The organizers will take care of the participants during the duration of the Programme.
Interested candidates may send their duly completed application forms (in duplicate), along with passport size photographs, to the High Commission of India, Dar es Salam, by the last date mentioned against each of the above KIPs. The envelopes should be clearly marked ‘KNOW INDIA PROGRAMME’ and should be addressed to First Secretary (Consular), High Commission of India, Dar es Salaam. Nominations received after the due date, incomplete and unsigned applications, or forms not accompanied with photographs would be summarily rejected. More Information or click to apply here.