About the Organisation:

Centre for Research in Schemes and Policies (CRISP) is an organisation formed by 10 senior civil servants, who have served at the level of Secretary to Government of India, for working with the State and Central Governments for designing/redesigning schemes and policies in the Social Sector. It desires to make large-scale impact by conducting ‘concurrent evaluation’ of schemes, setting up monitoring systems, and drafting policies covering rural, urban development, poverty alleviation, education, health and institution building. The objective of CRISP is to bring systematic reforms, thus shifting focus from input-oriented implementation to outcome-focused roll-out.

About the Opportunity:

The CRISP Fellowship Programme is a one-of-its-kind experiential learning model in India that involves strategic collaboration between CRISP and State/Central governments, helping young professionals work at high echelons of governance in the social sector. The Fellowship provides a platform for young talent to drive impactful large scale projects while working closely with the public administration.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from a renowned educational institution in policy-relevant subjects including Public Policy, Economics, Development Studies, Business Management, Law, Human Resources, Accounting etc. Candidates with academic and practical experience in technology, data management and analysis, and systems design/architecture are also encouraged to apply.
  • Good educational record, and evidence of having participated in activities or should have internships in socially relevant.
  • Upto 2 years of work experience after graduation in social sector – covering areas such as education, rural development, health and gender empowerment.
  • Proficiency in English and in one among following languages- Tamil/Telugu/ Kannada/Hindi.
  • Exceptional writing skills to prepare Professional and Research Reports.
  • Note: Maximum age at the time of application shall not exceed 30 years.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. CRISP Fellows will be part of the CRISP team and posted in a State for implementing the MoU between the State Govt and CRISP. The team would be led by a Team Lead to who will guide and control the CRISP Fellows.
  2. CRISP Fellows will be allocated an area of work – functional or geographical or both (arising out of the MoU between the State Govt and the CRISP) – along with clear functional deliverables, by the State Lead. The progress on these deliverables will be monitored closely by the Members of CRISP.
  3. They are expected to work with all stakeholders both in Government and outside, for implementation of the projects assigned to them.
  4. Apart from this, there will be a weekly mentoring of the CRISP Fellows by the Members of CRISP who are all very senior civil servants with more than 3 decades of experience at the highest levels of Governmental decision-making.

Salary (Expected/Actuals):

  • Each CRISP Fellow will receive a monthly Fellowship amount of Rs. 75,000/-, subject to taxes.
  • 5% of this would be the variable pay released at the end of the year based on assessment of performance.
  • In addition, travel expenses for field visits undertaken in the state will be reimbursed.

How to Apply:

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