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26th Know India Programmes (KIP)

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The following is the tentative schedule of the 26th Know India Programmes (KIP) to be conducted as per details stated below:

 KIP Edition

 Tentative Period

Partner State

 Last date for receipt of nominations in the MOIA

 26th KIP

 23rd December, 2013 – 12th January, 2014


 30th October, 2013


Guidelines and application form for these programmes may be accessed on MOIA website (www.moia.gov.in). Details of these Programmes would also be available on the website o this Ministry i.e. http://moia.gov.in

The following may be noted in this regard:
  1. This programme is open only for diaspora youth in the age group of 18-26 years.  NRIs are not eligible to apply for this programme.
  2. It is open to PIOs from all over the world.
  3. List of applicants who have been selected for a particular Know India Programme would be communicated at least a month before its commencement.
  4. Selected participants would be required to purchase air ticket for their journey from the country of residence to India and back, as per the schedule prescribed by the Ministry. Concerned Indian Mission/Post would reimburse 90% (ninety percent) of the total cost of air ticket (at lowest economy excursion fare) to the participants on successful completion of the programme by them