Know India Programme of the Ministry of External Affairs is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth conducted with a view to promote awareness on different facets of life in India and the progress made by the country in various fields e.g. economic, industrial, education, science & technology, communication & information Technology, culture. KIP provide a unique forum for students & young professionals of Indian origin to visit India, share their views, expectations & experiences and to develop closer bonds with the contemporary India.


The Government of India will organize the following 2 Know India Programme from September 2018 to November 2018.



Partner States

47 KIP

25 Sep - 19 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu

48 KIP

25 Oct - 18 Nov 2018

Manipur & Mizoram

2. Important aspects about the Programme:

Understanding of India’s political system, economy, society, and developments in various sectors etc. Visit to places of historical, cultural, religious importance.

Familiarization art, music and culture of India.

Visit to industrial sites.

Visit to a village.

Interaction with non-profit organizations.

Meetings with senior leadership/officials in India.

Visit to a select state in India for 10 days.