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  • Nirbhaya Fund

    The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has approved projects worth Rs 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund ...

  • Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas

    Odisha Government has launched ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’ (Our Village, our development) programme to reach out to ...

  • Street Lighting National Programme

    Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has installed 49 lakh LED street lights in 28 states/UTs under the Street ...

  • Know India Program (KIP)

    40 participants of Indian Origin from 9 countries attended 46th edition of Know India Programme (KIP). Madhya ...

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2018.03.12, Monday

Know India Program (KIP)

40 participants of Indian Origin from 9 countries attended 46th edition of Know India Programme (KIP). Madhya Pradesh was partner state of this edition. As part of the initiative participants visited Madhya Pradesh, Parliament House, President’s House and attended orientation programme at the Foreign Service Institute

Know India Programmes (KIP)

KIP is initiative (scheme) of Ministry of External Affairs for Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) between the age group of 18 to 30 years. The scheme was launched in 2004 and has so far had 40 editions in which some 1,293 PIO youths have participated.

Objective
  • Engage and make students and young professionals of Indian Diaspora (18 to 30years) feel sense of connect with their motherland
  • Motivated and inspire PIOs by transformational changes taking place in India and give them an exposure to various aspects of contemporary India’s forms of art, heritage and culture.

KIP is three-week orientation programme aimed at promoting awareness on different facets of life in India as well as the progress made by country in fields such as economic and education. It offers platform for young PIOs to visit India share their views, experiences and expectations and forge closer bonds with India.

The participants are selected on basis of nominations received and recommendations of heads of Indian Missions and posts. The participants are provided all the hospitality in India. In 2016, KIP scheme was revamped to extend number of days from 21 to 25 days including 10-day visit to one or two states.

Arun Jaitley on What the Supreme Court has actually observed in the Delhi Government case?

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on the 4th of July, 2018 settled the law with regard to allocation of legislative and executive powers between the elected Delhi Government and the Central Government along with the administrator of ...

Reforming private sector banks

Introduction: The recent banking scams have underlined the issues of propriety and governance. What started off as a problem with PSBs has come a full circle with the focus now shifted to private banks (ICICI case). Any kind of financial crisis ...

Dilution of Atrocities Act: A cause of concern

Introduction: The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment in Subhash Kashinath Mahajan v. State of Maharashtra, has stirred up a debate which is bound to impact the law and policy on the prohibition of the practice of untouchability and prevention ...

Death penalty for rape of girls under 12

Key pointers: The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to provide death penalty for rapists of girls below 12 years. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance provides for stringent punishment of a jail term of minimum 20 years ...

Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

Established in 1987, by G-7countries – USA, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, and Japan Aim — to limit the spread of ballistic missiles and other unmanned delivery systems that could be used for chemical, biological, and nuclear weaponsof ...

Sambar Deer

Vulnerable –IUCN Red List State animal of Odisha Nocturnal and solitary Native range — Indian subcontinent, southern China, and Southeast Asia Habitat Gentle slopes and the steeper parts of forested hillsides. They prefer to live near cultivated ...