1. The 53rd edition of Know India Programme for Young Indian Diaspora involves 40 participants (24 female and 16 males) from Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago.
2. The partner states of this edition are Maharashtra and Daman & Diu.
3. The Know India Programme is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India with the objective of familiarizing the India Diaspora Youth, in the age group of 18-30 years, with developments and achievements made by the country and bringing them closer to the land of their ancestors.
4. The Programme provides a unique forum for students and young professionals of India origin to visit India, share their views, expectations and experiences and to bond closely with contemporary India.