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Call for Applications : Digital India eGovernance Fellowship Programme 2017

Application Deadline: 15th September 2017
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India is launching a targeted call for applications for the eGovernance Digital India Fellowship Programme. The Programme has been designed as a one-year practice-oriented programme (9 months part–time and 3 months full-time in institutions) to give impetus to eGovernance related research and studies across levels of policy and implementation through building the capacities of individuals, who act as change agents.
Government officials, implementers and Individuals interested in research in various thematic areas of eGovernance and in analyzing various dimensions of eGovernance, with implications for policy and reform from eligible institutions can apply. Applicants can either be nominated through their organizations or apply individu
ally. The Programme is to be hosted at partner universities, academic and research institutions–both national and international. A list of eGovernance thematic areas, based on current policy scenario for taking forward the research fellowship is as follows:
1.Digital payments
2.Cyber security
5.Engagement & social media
6.Information Ethics
7.Digital Culture and Inclusion
8.Digital Healthcare and Education
9.Smart Cities, villages, regions
10.IOT (Internet of Things)
11.Data analytics
12.Digital currency
13.Artificial intelligence
14.Geographic Information System
15.High speed broadband using RF
16.Indian language computing
  • A detailed description of eligibility criteria and the various components of the Programme are presented in the Guidelines for the Programme available at http://digitalindia.gov.in/writereaddata/files/Digital-India-e-Governance-Fellowship-Programme-guidelines.pdf. Please read the Guidelines carefully prior to registering and applying.
  • A sufficient period of time has been planned for the applicants to get acquainted with the call rules and prepare necessary documents.
  • Deadline for applications is 15th September 2017 via the online application form. To apply for the Programme, click http://digitalindia.gov.in/content/Digital-India-e-Governance-Fellowship-Programme. Any clarification questions concerning this call for applications should be submitted via email to fellowship@digitalindia.gov.in before September 1, 2017


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Digital India eGovernance Fellowship Programme 2017

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