NSUI’s Future of India Fellowship [June 11-July 6, Delhi]: Apply by May 20: Expired

The NSUI, the student wing of the Congress Party has launched the “Future of India” Fellowship – a 4-week public policy course for students and young professionals in June.
Through this course, NSUI’s to give young people the tools to deconstruct, analyze and understand the politics behind the policies.
The Fellowship will focus on developing an understanding of the political considerations and implications of different policy choices to build a new generation of liberal, democratic and compassionate young leaders across India.
Senior Congress leaders like Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid, Sam Pitroda, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken, K Raju, Shashi Tharoor, Meenakshi Natarajan, Sachin Pilot and academics and activists have committed to teaching parts of the Course.
The Fellowship will focus on developing an understanding of the political considerations and implications of different policy choices to build a new generation of liberal, democratic and compassionate young leaders across India.
The Fellowship will bridge the gap between the theory and practice of policy making, by facilitating interactions with leading policy makers, field visits, and simulation exercises.

Program Details
  • Program dates are 11th June to 06th July, 2018
  • All students and young professional under the age of 30 years are eligible
  • Fellows will be selected based on their written application
  • Selected fellows will be notified by 26th May, 2018
  • The Course will be held in Delhi. Fellows must make their own arrangements for stay and travel.

Week 1

  • Public policy & analysis – Role of the state in developement
  • The Birth and Evolution of indian Policy
  • Governance and Public Institutions:
    Strengthening democracy and the current crisis
  • Performing the state: Limits of democratic Government
  • Public Administration and Management
  • Tryst with density – Indian Economic Policy

Week 2

  • Role of the state – Ensuring Access
  • Bridging the bharath vs India Divide
  • Resource Management
  • Tryst with density – Indian Economic policy
  • Reforming the state: Limits of Democratic Government
  • Legal System
  • India’s Place in the world

Week 3

  • Role of state – Ensuring Equity
  • Tryst with density – Indian Economic Policy
  • Governance and public Management
  • Reforming the state: Limits of Democratic Government
  • Ensuring sustainable developement
  • Power to the people
  • Urban Poverty and Citizenship
  • Careers in politics and public policy

Week 4

  • Fundamentals of Democratic Nations
  • Role of state – Ensuring justice
  • Tryst with density – Indian Economic Policy
  • Conflict Management in a Democracy
  • Electoral Management and power politics
  • India’s Place in the world
  • Policy Communications

Full details are here.

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