Delhi Government launches fellowship programme to seek young leaders
The Kejriwal-led Delhi Government has recently announced a fellowship programme to seek young leaders across India for addressing some of the most pressing urban issues.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has tweeted about the programme.
"Thrilled to announce the launch of Delhi CM's Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme. We invite you to work with us in #DelhiGovernanceRevolution," he tweeted.
Delhi Government launches CM Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme
Here's what Sisodia tweeted
Thrilled to announce the launch of Delhi CM's Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme. If you r young professional, under 35 yrs age, have a dream to contribute for India, we invite you to work with us in #DelhiGovernanceRevolution. Application deadline: 4th November #CMULFDelhi pic.twitter.com/Lje8B3L56b— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) October 13, 2018
What is the fellowship programme about?
The fellowship programme seeks to attract youth who are "passionate about public service and are willing to work for two years," as per the advertisement.
The selected fellows will be assigned to work with Ministers or senior officials across various departments of the Delhi Government like education, health, water, transport, etc.
Notably, the deadline for sending the applications will end on November 4.
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Delhi Government recently launched doorstep delivery of public services
The advertisement reads, "Remuneration of Rs. 1.25 lakh per month will be provided to Fellows (20 positions) and Rs. 75,000 per month to Associate Fellows (10 positions)."
Focusing on youth, the Delhi government had recently launched doorstep delivery of 40 services which include issuance and renewal of driving licenses, birth and death certificates, marriage registration, etc. in Phase-1.
150 more services will be included in this scheme.