Chief Minister’s Good Governance Associates Programme is a unique collaboration between the Government of Haryana and Ashoka University. Offered as a one-year experiential learning fellowship by Ashoka University, 25 young zealous individuals are placed across 22 districts of Haryana, for a 12-month period to bring about societal changes on ground while gaining considerable training and exposure.
Adopting a field-and-forum approach, the associates work in the districts for seven odd weeks and then gather at Ashoka University for a week-long cross-learning platform to oversee challenges, synthesize learnings and ideate to work better.


  • Work experience in public administration related to social welfare and economic development
  • Skill in stakeholder management through implementation of government policies and schemes
  • Access to and guidance from experienced and senior decision-makers
  • In-depth knowledge of a relevant topic of their choice through research and dissertation writing.
  • Connection to a broad network of development institutions and actors


  • You have a bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of work experience OR you have a postgraduate degree or diploma in any discipline.
  • Applicants must not have crossed 28 years of age on 15th July 2019. Applicants should be born on or after 15th July, 1991.
  • Applicants must be Indian nationals.
  • Applicants must have a high proficiency in both Hindi and English, with the ability to read (government notices) and write in the two languages.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively within teams throughout the year.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to living and working in field conditions at the district level
  • Proven passion and commitment to creating a positive social change
  • Ability to handle difficult situations and lead with strong personal integrity
  • Basic technical skills (presentations, documents, spreadsheets)

Eligible Regions: India


You can apply online.

Application Deadline: June 10, 2019

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