Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Bangalore to launch a new programme ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship’ in partnership with The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
The course to be launched on a pilot basis in six states including Gujarat, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
IIMB’s Centre of Public Policy (CPP) will deliver the two-year Fellowship programme, an independent public interest-oriented policy think-tank engaged in research, teaching, training, and capacity building.
Graduates too are eligible in the age group of 21-30 years.
“The launch of our Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme (MGNF) is in line with one of the objectives of bringing about convergence of efforts of various governments and programmes right at the district level”, said KP Krishnan, Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to the leading news agency.
“The Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship programme is aimed to identify and train a group of young, committed and dynamic individuals, who will leverage the IIMB ecosystem in management, entrepreneurship and public policy and work with the district administration in strengthening the process of skilling to create a vibrant local district economy,” said IIMB Director G. Raghuram