The Ministry of External Affairs of India has launched a portal for Know India Programme (KIP) for engagement with young overseas Indians. The portal www.kip.gov.in was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister for External Affairs on 17th June 2017 and it enables Indian origin youth to apply online for KIP programmes. During the year 2017-18 six KIPs will be organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, four of these KIPs will be organised in 2017 while the remaining two will be organised in early 2018. The schedule of these KIPs could be seen online.
2. The overseas Indian origin youths can submit applications online from 23rd June to 21st July 2017 for the following first four KIPs to be held in 2017:-
3. While applying online the applicants can indicate their preferences for any three KIPs.
4. The45th and 46th KIPs will be held in early 2018. Applications for these KIPs will be accepted in October.
5. We solicit your assistance in publicizing this among the community members, particularly the youths, so that they could submit their applications online well before the deadline of 21st July 2017for the first four KIPs.