Good Governance Yatra (GGY) is designed for young people who are willing to build a career in the domain of public policy, governance and public leadership.

GGY is appropriate for:

  • Young Professionals who want to explore and enter the area of public policy and governance.
  • University students and Scholars who wish to take up full-fledged careers in development studies and governance.
  • Civil Service Aspirants who wish to get a first-hand exposure to governance and supplement their knowledge of this field.
  • Aspiring Politicians, who wish to experience governance, and hone their skills in this area.
  • NRIs and foreign citizens who wish to learn about Indian policy framework and governance.
  • Young Development Workers who wish to understand the intricacies of governance.

The selection is based on an online application. The competitive process includes the following:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Video Essay (Required for Scholarships)

Shortlisted applicants may also be asked for a web/telephonic interview.

Applications for Good Governance Yatra are now LIVE!

Selections on rolling basis,

Programme Cost:

  • For Indian citizens: ₹ 28,000
  • For others: $500

(To be deposited only after selection)

Scholarships will be provided on merit-cum-means basis to upto 50% for deserving applicants.


This amount is inclusive of:

  • Travel for the entire duration of yatra
  • Food and Accommodation
  • Course Pack
  • Workshops and Activities during the yatra
  • Passes to 4 VIF Conferences/Conclaves after the yatra