Visitors Programme

Under the Visitors Programme, the ICCR administers three programmes under which its host Visitors from abroad in India for a period of 10 days(excluding travel time) under its mandate of promoting India’s cultural relations with other countries through the various instrument that involves people to people contact. Such programmes includes: -

Distinguished Visitors Programme

Under this programme, the Council facilitates visits by Nobel Laureates, Members of Parliament, former Prime Ministers, bureaucrats, think-tanks, well-known personalities in the field of politics, Art & Culture to India to experience Indian culture and interact with institutions and audiences in India. Leading representatives of think tanks and cultural institutions are also invited to share their insight and experiences and to meet Indian leaders in their area of expertise, as well as obtain a first-hand view of developments in India.

The programme of the visitors typically includes a variety of sessions such as lectures, round table discussions, call on meetings with Ministers, senior government officials, NGO’s and intellectuals.

  • List of Distinguished Visitors Programme
  • Academic Visitors Programme

    Under this programme the Council facilitates visits by eminent academicians, (Vice Chancellors/Professor) to India to experience Indian culture and interact with institutions and audiences in India. Leading representatives of think-tanks and cultural institutions are also invited to share their insight and experiences.

    The programme of the visitors typically includes a variety of sessions such as lectures, meeting with Vice Chancellors of Indian Universities, call on meetings with Senior bureaucrats, NGO’s and intellectuals.

  • List of Academic Visitors Programme
  • Orientation Programme for Students of Hindi, Abroad

    Under this programme, the Council facilitates visits by Hindi speaking students abroad to visit India and experience Indian Culture and interact with institutions and audiences in India.

    The programme of the visitors typically includes a variety of sessions such as Hindi workshop, meeting with Indian universities & institutions. Under this programme, ICCR hosted a group of 25 Hindi Students from China in October 2018.