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Now you can vote from oversea..

 (i) For all the information regarding overseas electors, please see the Election Commission of India's website ( http://ecisveep.nic.in/voters/overseas-voters/ ) & ( www.nvsp.in )

 (ii) publish Brochures for Electoral Voters and Service Voters on their websites (https://mea.gov.in/Images/pdf/nri-brochure-english-at-18012019.pdf and https://mea.gov.in/Images/pdf/service-voter-brochure.pdf )


            The Embassy of India would like to inform that the Government of India has sought nominations of participants for the  49th, 50th, 51st and 52nd editions of “Know India Programme”, details of which are as under: -

S. No.


Duration of Stay in India

Partner States

Duration of Stay in Partner States


49th KIP

20th November 2018 to 14th December 2018

Andhra Pradesh

25th Nov. to 4th December 2018


50th KIP

15th December 2018 to 8th January 2019

Daman & Diu

21st to 25th December 2018 &
26th December 2018 to 31st December 2018


51st KIP

5th January 2019 to 29th January 2019


10th January to 20th January 2019


52nd KIP

16th January 2019 to 09 February 2019

Jharkhand & Bihar

27th to 31st January 2019 & 31st January to 05th February 2019

 As you may be aware, “Know India Programme” (KIP) of the Ministry of External Affairs is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth (aged between 18 years and  30 years) 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 provides 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.

Those who are interested can  login on the KIP portal www.kip.gov.in and register for the same. All the information regarding registration, application and guidelines are available on the website.