Programmes for overseas NRI and PIO youths - Polity & New Initiatives by Govt.

Q.  Which of the following is / are programmes for overseas NRI and PIO youths?

1) Know India Programme
2) Study India Programme
3) Understand India Programme

- Published on 07 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 1 and 3
c. Only 1 and 2
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Only 1 and 2
The objective of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs ‘Know India Programme’ is to help familiarize Indian Diaspora youth, in the age group of 18-26 years, with developments and achievements made by the country and bringing them closer to the land of their ancestors. The Study India Programme enables Overseas Indian youth to undergo short term course in an Indian University to familiarize them with the history, heritage, art, culture, socio-political and economic developments, etc. of India. The focus of the programme is on academic orientation and research.

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