66th and 67th Know India Programmes

Dear Friends,

As you are aware, the Know India Programme (KIP) is the flagship programme of Ministry of External Affairs to engage and familiarise the young diaspora members, with the different facets of India and the progress in various sectors like economic, industrial, educational, science & technology, communication & information technology, heritage & culture etc. 65 editions of KIP have been conducted so far with a total of 2296 participants.

  1. The KIP programme is being expanded and revamped to reflect elements of ‘New India’ and the vision of ‘Amrit Kaal’. The Ministry plans to organise six editions of the revamped KIP in 2023-24, with higher participation of 60 youth in each to begin with. The programme will focus to highlight sectoral developments in S&T, IT, Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Startup ecosystem, Digital infrastructure, India Stack, JAM trinity, Defence and Agriculture while further highlighting cultural and civilizational heritage of India like Yoga, Ayurveda, classical dance forms & music and archaeological history.

  1. The 66thand 67thKIP programmes will be organised as per details below:

66th KIP Programme
Programme Dates 30 July to 18 August 2023
State Visit Kerala
Announcement on Website 17 May 2023
Last Date for submission of Applications 15 June 2023
Last Date for recommendations by Missions 23 June 2023
67th KIP Programme
Programme Dates 13 August to 1 September 2023
State Visit Maharashtra
Announcement on Website 17 May 2023
Last Date for submission of Applications 1 July 2023
Last Date for recommendations by Missions 10 July 2023

  1. The undersigned on behalf of Consul General Somnath Ghosh, requests you to share this information with the members of your organization and encourage potential youth (18-30 yrs age) to participate in the forthcoming Know India Programme.


Ranjit Singh

Consul (Press, Info. & Culture)

Consulate General of India


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