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CONCLUDED PROGRAM

Convocation Ceremony - Good Governance Yatra 2020Good Governance Yatra 2019

The Good Governance Yatra 2019 was brought to a close with the Convocation Ceremony at Vadodara. The Delegates had fruitful experiences, and conversations with many local leaders and bureaucrats about good governance practices. We hope that the Delegates convert these interactions to stepping stones for their careers and scale such practices to the national level for the benefit of all.

UPCOMING PROGRAM

World Governance Expedition - Europe

World Governance Expedition is a travel-based experiential program aims to understand governance and policy models across the world and adapt them in the Indian context.
The seventh edition of World Governance Expedition is in Europe from 03 – 10 May 2020. The delegation will travel across five countries in Europe and interact with Policy stakeholders to understand how the world’s second largest economy deals with the issues of policy and governance.

Phase 1 Application Deadline: 05 January 2020

RASHTRAM

Rashtram Accelerator - Applications Open!

Rashtram Accelerator 2020-21

An initiative by VIF, Rashtram School of Public Leadership aims to nurture and mentor the future public leaders of India. Take part in the nation building process and become a public leader. Applications to #RashtramAccelerator are now open!

Savitr Launch

Savitr Launch

Savitr is a platform for diverse Dharmic voices to express core civilisational ideas, and respond to global issues.

CENTER FOR INNOVATION IN GOVERNANCE

Center for Good Governance

Vision India Foundation has deployed young professionals to coordinate & manage the office of Hon’ble Member of Parliament of Surendranagar Constituency, Dr Mahendrabhai Munjpara. As part of the project, we have facilitated around 90 hours of Janata Durbar resolving grievances of more than 1000 constituents. The team has assisted the Hon’ble MP in over 40 meetings with various stakeholders along with drafting parliamentary questions and special mentions – out of which 10 and 4 have been laid in the Lok Sabha.

FELLOWSHIP UPDATE

Gondi Mahesh receiving award

Gondi Mahesh, a graduated fellow from VIF fellowship has been working as a CEO of Dharani farm cooperative and Timbaktu organics at Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh. The organization has received the Retail Ratna award under the emerging retailer category by HANS retail Ratna awards. Honourable Governor of Telangana state Smt. Tamilsai Soundararajan and Shri T Harish Rao, Honorable Finance Minister of Telangana State has conferred the award to Mahesh along with a farmer representative. The Timbaktu organics which sells only organic food grains has opened a shop on the Hyderabad- Bangalore highway in April 2019

Dr R Balasubramaniam, Amruth Kulkarni and Shubham Verm

Community Development fellows Amruth Kulkarni and Shubham Verma have walked 170 km in 7 days as part of Walk within rural immersion program organized by SVYM, Mysuru. They have experienced the rural lifestyle, culture, food, Hospitality of Karnakata villages under the guidance of Dr R Balasubramaniam

ALUMNI OF THE MONTH

Jamshed BhagwagarJamshed Bhagwagar

He worked extensively with the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India on recommending to improve the policies on Pre-Departure Orientation for Overseas Migration. Currently, actively working as a Project Manager with Gujarat State Youth Board under Sports, Youth & Cultural Activities Department, Govt of Gujarat, which is being directly monitored by the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat. His responsibility is to manage and execute board for the overall vision of the Honorable Chief Minister. Thus, he yearns to assist in fulfilling his duties by providing the best of his services.

Location: Gujarat
VIF program attended: Policy BootCamp 2017

At VIF we continue to maintain our focus on building the future leaders of our country – young change agents who are sincere and committed to nation-building. We will keep you posted about the happenings from our end. Thank you for the continued support.