The Good Politician Program by Indian School of Democracy [9 Months, Online]: Apply by Feb 14

About the Organiser

Indian School of Democracy is a non-partisan organization that conducts programs for aspiring, grassroots political leaders. They want to nurture principled leaders, with moral courage and imagination, to achieve sarvodaya.

About the Program

The Good Politician is a unique 9-month experiential program that invites 50 emerging grassroots leaders to embark on a political journey together. This experience will build political skills, a community of future politicians, and the moral courage and imagination to lead political change across India.

The program is designed for active practitioners with:

  • Three in-person residentials for 7 weeks in total
    • 3 weeks – August 2021
    • 2 weeks – January 2022
    • 2 weeks – May 2022
  • Rest of the time is field time spent in their own field /constituency
  • Online classes every week
  • Residential immersion in the different parts of India
  • Alumni support for 5-10 years

Who are we looking for?

We are looking to find the seeds of political leadership from across the country in young leaders who:

  • Are planning to contest elections at a village or city level in near future.
  • Are already serving in their field (party workers, student politicians, ex/current elected leaders, political action groups etc.)
  • Have a strong commitment to serve all.
  • Have deep local political knowledge.

Other Criteria

  • Minimum 12th standard pass
  • Ages 25 – 40 years (exceptional candidates outside the bracket can be considered)
  • Fluency in Hindi or English
  • Stable source of financial sustenance

How to Apply?

Interested participants can apply for the program through this link.

Application Deadline

14th February 2021

For more details, click here: The Good Politician Program by Indian School of Democracy

The Good Politician Program by Indian School of Democracy

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