9th Know Goa Programme 2016

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The Government of Goa, Department of NRI Affairs presents the “Know Goa Programme (KGP)” formulated for the benefit of Goan Diaspora Youth who are not Indian Nationals but whose parents and/or grandparents are of Indian origin, and have had no opportunity to discover their roots in India in general and Goa in particular.

The 9th Know Goa Programme 2016 is scheduled to be held from November 27 to December 11, 2016.  It is intended for students and young professionals in the age group of 18 to 28 years who have distinguished themselves in various fields and who have shown an abiding interest in Goa and in India.  The participants will get an opportunity to visit premier educational, cultural, historical and industrial places of interest, besides interacting with local youth and elected representatives at the grass root level, and meet State and Central Government dignitaries.   

During their stay in Goa from 27th November to 07th December 2016, they will also get an opportunity to call on the Hon’ble Governor of Goa, the Chief Minister, the Dy. Chief Minister, Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly and the Commissioner for NRI Affairs. The participants will be escorted to Delhi on 07th December 2016.  The programme in Delhi will be chalked out in consultation with the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and will conclude with visit to World Heritage Monuments at Agra on 10th December 2016 before the participants depart to their respective countries on 10th December 2016 (late night)/11th December 2016.  

The Government of Goa will bear 90% of the total cost of the air ticket at lowest economy excursion fare from the home country of the participant to India and back as well as cost of all local travel and accommodation with meals.  The terms and conditions and the eligibility criteria is attached.

Completed application forms should be submitted to Counsellor (Cons), Embassy of India, Buitenrustweg 2, 2517KD, The Hague by August 15, 2016. Please click the below documents for read more :

1. Terms & Conditions.pdf

2. Application Form.pdf

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