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3RD & 4TH PRAVASI TEERTH DARSHAN YOJANA (PTDY) KNOW INDIA PROGRAMMES

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3RD AND 4TH PRAVASI TEERTH DARSHAN YOJANA (PTDY) KNOW INDIA PROGRAMMES 2019 - 2020

The Government of India has announced the schedule of the 3rd and 4th Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana (PTDY) under Know India Programme to be conducted by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

2. The schedule of the 3rd and 4th Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana (PTDY) is given below:

KIP Proposed Tentative Period Proposed Partner State Last date of receipt of application in High Commission of India, Suva
3rd PTDY 22nd November to 08th December 2019 Delhi, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra, Ajmer, Patna, Gaya, Chennai, Madurai, Trivandrum, Kochi and Pondicherry 15th October, 2019
4th PTDY 14th February to 01st March 2020 Delhi, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra, Ajmer, Patna, Gaya, Chennai, Madurai, Trivandrum, Kochi and Pondicherry 31st December 2019


Detailed guidelines and online application form for these programmes are available at the Know India Programme website:https://kip.gov.in/. These can also be obtained from the High Commission of India in Suva’s website http://www.indiainfiji.gov.in/ and through email itec.suva@mea.gov.in. The following may, however, be noted:

  • * The special KIP will be applicable to Person of Indian Origin (PIOs) in the age group of 45-65 years from all over the world. The applicant should be first time visitor to India.

  • * Applications from Fiji are required to be made to the Indian High Commission in Suva by the stipulated dates give above.

  • * Applications received after the prescribed last date would not be considered.

  • * High Commission of India in Suva will arrange for return air tickets before participants leave for India, after getting 10% of total air fare from the participants. Mission will obtain a signed written undertaking from the participant that he/she will reimburse to the Indian Mission/Post the amount spent on airfare by Govt. of India, if he/she will not complete the KIP.

  • * Gratis visa by High Commission shall be granted to selected participants after participant submits copy of valid travel and medical insurance for the duration of their visit to India. This is a mandatory provision before issuing ticket and visa.

  • * In case a participant is found guilty of misconduct or indiscipline during the course of his/her stay, he/she may be asked to leave the Programme. Such participants would have to meet the entire cost of their air travel from his/her country of residence to India & back. Drinking and smoking in many places in India is banned and is discouraged during the programme. Participants are expected to remain with the group and maintain seriousness towards the programme. For more details, please see below links.

GUIDELINES FOR PTDY:

ONLINE REGISTRATION/APPLICATION FORM:

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