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About FellowshipThe Chief Minister's Fellowship Program is an extraordinary opportunity for the youth to be part of social service for the future development of our country. Fellows are placed with high-profile projects to make an exceptional impact on social development. The Program aims to prepare Fellows with an understanding of the increasing complexity of development processes and how to make effective decisions for positive transformations.

Under this program, selected Fellows will spend 11 months working with the Government of Gujarat in a specific Department or District of Gujarat. There will be an induction to the Government of Gujarat's operations, ground-level study and the challenge to contribute to Gujarat's development transformation. Thus, Fellows will develop as individuals with competencies and aspirations to benefit the public through their chosen career paths.

To be eligible for the Chief Minister's Fellowship Program, prospective fellows must have, as a minimum, a University Degree and significant and relevant work experience.

The Chief Ministers? Fellowship Program will begin with an induction period for orientation and ground level study. Each Fellow will be placed with a Mentor who will provide essential guidance and directions over the Fellowship period.

Fellows are required to submit regular documentation of their outputs, this can be briefings, articles, presentations and other formats. Fellows are expected to demonstrate and document outstanding work and impact, as well as be building their knowledge and skill set for the development sector.

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14TH AUGUST 2009 : Hon. Chief Minister announced the Chief Minister’s Fellowship Program on the eve of India’s Independence Day Anniversary. Video can be viewed here:
25TH SEPTEMBER 2009 : Government Resolution on Chief Minister’s Fellowship Program issued on 28th September 2009.  Copy of the G.R. 28th September 2009 can be downloaded here
28TH SEPTEMBER 2009 : Hon. Chief Minister launches Chief Minister’s Fellowship Program website Video can be viewed here:
22ND JUNE 2010 : Government Resolution on Chief Minister’s Fellowship Program issued on 22nd June 2010.  Copy of the G.R. 22nd June 2010 can be downloaded here
5th JULY 2010 to 4th JUNE 2011 : First Batch of Chief Minister’s Fellows participate in the program
5th September 2011 : Applications deadline for Second Batch of Chief Minister’s Fellows
14th December 2011 : Government Resolution on Chief Minister’s Fellowship Program –Second Batch issued on 14th December 2011. Copy of the G.R. can be downloaded here  
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