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40 participants from 9 countries, namely Fiji (7), Trinidad & Tobago (7), Mauritius (7), Guyana (6), Suriname (5), Myanmar (3), South Africa (2), Israel (2) and Reunion Island (1) out of which 26 are female and 14 are male have taken part in 4th Edition of Know India (KIP) Programme.

With Punjab and Haryana acting as the partner states, this edition is scheduled from 1st August to 25th August, 2019.

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Overview and Objectives

  • This is a significant initiative aimed towards engaging and making students including young professionals of India Diaspora in age group of 18 - 30 years.

  • It was launched in 2004 as a 25-day orientation programme. This was organized by Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in partnership with one or two including visit to States for 10 days.

  • The main objective is to connect Indian origin youth with their motherland thereby motivating and inspiring them for the transformation taking place in India.

  • Other important objectives include giving Indian origin youth exposure to various aspects of contemporary India’s forms of art, heritage and culture, promoting awareness on different facets of life in India.

  • Ensuring progress in various fields such as industry, education, science and technology, information & communication technology (ICT), climate and power and renewable energy etc.

  • The selection is on the basis of nominations recommended by the Indian Missions or Posts abroad.

  • The MEA has conducted 53 editions of KIP with participation of 1821 Overseas Indian youth since 2004.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 17, 2019

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