KNOW INDIA PROGRAM a big connect with India for PIO Diaspora
India`s Ministry of External Affairs has been working tirelessly for building and farming strong relations with the Indians abroad and to reach out to the Indian Diaspora. For this cause, the ministry has been successfully running the Know India Program. Under this unique program, a workshop was organized at New Delhi`s Pravasi Bhawan for the youth participants. The program is an initiative by the ministry for the Persons of Indian Origin especially the youth, to familiarize them with the rich history and culture of their ancestors. It is not only the knowledge that they gain but also the experience of coming tothe land of their ancestors. Participants of “Know India Program” come from different countries like Israel, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Mauritius, Fiji and South Africa. Launched in 2004, the program has seen little over 50 editions under which more than 1500 youths have visited India.