Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA), Govt. of India will be conducting the Know India Programmes during 2013-14 tentatively as per following schedule:
|KIP Edition||Tentative Period||Partner State||Last date for receipt of nominations in the MOIA|
|24th KIP||25th April, 2013 – 15th May, 2013||Uttar Pradesh||15th March, 2013|
|25th KIP||29th August, 2013 – 18th September, 2013||Punjab||10th July, 2013|
|26th KIP||23rd December, 2013 – 12th January, 2014||Orissa||30th October, 2013|
2. Guidelines and application form for these programmes are attached asÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â kip_annexure-i &Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â kip_annexure-ii respectively of this notice. Exact dates for these programmes would be conveyed in due course.
3. This programme is open only for diaspora youths in the age group of 18-26 years. NRIs are not eligible to apply for this programme. It is open to PIOs from all over the world. 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.
4. Diaspora youths permanently living under jurisdiction of Embassy of India, Caracas, are requested to apply to this Embassy, at least 5 working days in advance of deadline for submission of forms to MOIA.