Applications are open for the Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship (MLRF) 2021 from the Meghalaya Institute of Governance (MIG) and the Indian School of Business (ISB). This fellowship programme is based in Shillong, Meghalaya and the deadline for the application is 20 September 2021.
About the Organizations
Meghalaya Institute of Governance (MIG)
Meghalaya Institute of Governance (MIG) was created by Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) with an aim to explore, share and promote good governance in Meghalaya by assisting the Government, the private sector, the voluntary sector and the communities in putting good governance into practice for the well-being of citizens and society with special emphasis on traditional institutions, cultural organizations and village communities.
Indian School of Business (ISB)
Established in 2001, The Indian School of Business (ISB) is a private business school that has two parallel campuses in Mohali (Punjab) and Hyderabad (Telangana). Its co-founders are Rajat Gupta and Anil Kumar who are reputed businessmen of India. It offers certificates in various post-graduate management programs. It is accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB and has been ranked in Forbes, Financial Times, Economist, etc.
Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship is designed for the students who are willing to support members of the Meghalaya State Legislative Assembly through research and data analysis to work towards solving complex problems in governance and public policy.
Roles and Responsibilities
This fellowship programme requires organizational skills and the fellows will be working closely with the selected legislators of the Meghalaya State Legislative Assembly and agencies of the Government of Meghalaya.
Each individual admitted to Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship is expected to:
Produce background notes, issue briefs, information bulletins, fact sheets, weekly digests, etc. on legislative, procedural and other immediate or anticipated issues of interest.
Disseminate information on selected subjects to legislative members in their respective interest areas.
Use sophisticated research methods to produce evidence-based policy insights on issues of importance and urgency.
Support legislators directly in several items of legislative business like the Questions, Adjournment Motions, Calling Attention Notices, etc. to be initiated by legislators, including private member bills.
Number of Positions
It requires a total of 12 (Twelve) Legislative Fellows & 2 (Two) Data Fellows.
The candidates will get a monthly salary of Rs. 40,000. Apart from this, the candidates will also be eligible for various allowances and benefits like - House Rent Allowance & Mobile Allowance, etc.
Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship is a learning programme for a minimum of one year which can be extended for another year based on the candidate’s performance.
Eligibility and Requirements
The candidates should have done their Bachelor's degree in any of these subjects like Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Policy, Statistics, Data Analytics & Geoinformation, Natural Sciences and other interdisciplinary degrees.
The candidates with a Master's degree and well-rounded knowledge of Meghalaya society, culture, history, state politics and policies will be preferred.
The candidates with a Master's or PhD degree and well-rounded knowledge of Meghalaya society, culture, and history will be preferred.
The candidates who are familiar with any vernacular language of Meghalaya is strongly desired.
How to Apply?
The candidates will be selected on the behalf of the Meghalaya Institute of Governance, Bharti Institute of Public Policy (BIPP) and the Indian School of Business.
The candidates who have submitted a detailed application form and are shortlisted will be called for the interviews.
For any doubts or questions, the candidates can contact to BIPP@isb.edu