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.
  • International Students/Development Professionals who want to understand Indian governance and development space.

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.

Programme Cost:

Indian Citizens: ₹ 33000 + 5% GST
International Candidates: $ 600 + 5% GST


  • Scholarships will be provided to 50% of the selected delegates in the range of ₹5,000 – 26,000 per delegate on the program cost if they apply.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on a merit-cum-means basis.

Please apply for financial support only if you really need it. Do remember, there may be others who need it more than you!

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 2 VIF Conferences/Conclaves after the yatra