The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on Wednesday announced its partnership with Indian Institute of Management (IIM)- Bangalore to launch a new programme ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship.
The programme has been initiated on a pilot basis in 75 districts across Gujarat, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.
“The fellowship will create a cadre of individuals to train them in a programme that provides academic inputs and field immersion at the district level,” said the ministry’s secretary K.P. Krishnan.
On completing the two-year programme, the B-School will award a certificate in public policy and management to the fellows.
The programme offers fellows Rs. 50,000 stipend in the first year and Rs. 60,000 in the second year.
Who can apply:-
The candidate, who have a graduate degree from a recognised university
Candidates should be citizens of India between 21 to 30 years of age.