About the Fellowship

Under this 2-year fellowship, ~20 young professionals will be placed at the State headquarter (Chandigarh) as Governance Fellows (GF), and ~29 will be placed across the districts and in 6 Municipal Corporations as District Development Fellows (DDF) in Punjab, to bring about reforms in governance and improvement in project implementation while gaining considerable training and exposure.

ISB is the knowledge partner with the Government of Punjab for this fellowship and will lead the recruitment and capacity building of the chosen fellows. The fellows will be on the payroll of the Government of Punjab and the terms and conditions decided by the Government would apply.

Recruited fellows will earn 8 lakhs per annum. They will also get an opportunity to pursue a certificate course Understanding Public Policy in India, which is offered by ISB Executive Education.

Key Stakeholders

Looking to be a part of a transformational experience? 

The Punjab Good Governance Fellowship Programme is a unique collaboration between the Government of Punjab and the Indian School of Business (ISB) to bring about social impact while providing training and exposure.


Undergo capacity development


at ISB during a week-long induction and subsequent quarterly forums


Areas of capacity development

will include Programme Evaluation, Public Administration and Management, and Data-Driven Decision Making


Understanding Public Policy in India Programme

a Certificate Programme offered by ISB Executive Education

Capacity Development at ISB

Faculty Advisors

Madhu Viswanathan

Associate Professor, Marketing, Research Director - IIDS

External Relations

Kumara Guru

D N V Kumara Guru

Senior Director, Advancement, Alumni Engagement, and External Relations

Kumara Guru

Lakshay Gupta

Senior Manager, Advancement

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