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Phule Ambedkar Fellowship

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About Opportunity

Indus Action’s mission is to support 1 million vulnerable families to move out of poverty by 2030 via a portfolio of high-leverage welfare schemes and rights. In the last 7 years, we’ve helped state governments build and implement interventions that have helped lakhs of citizens achieve better education and health access outcomes. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Mentor cohort of community champions in the state Samaaj 3.5% chapter, including support in proposal submission for community projects aimed towards first mile delivery of welfare benefits and train them in understanding the theory of change of their community based dream projects. 
  • Contributing to the creatio M&E frameworks to assess the quality of performance of champions within the program and subsequently when they run their projects. 
  • Train samaaj champions in different ways of looking at problems of disadvantaged citizens, train them in capturing quality data and build their analytical faculties to make sense of qualitative and quantitative information. 
  • Create a culture within the community champion to foster citizen-state engagement  for public service delivery.
  • Ensure a specific number of disadvantaged citizens access benefits through community champion interventions.
  • Strong analytical (data/evidence gathering, analysis and interpretation, hypotheses framing and validation) and research capabilities 
  • Strong project and operations management skills 
  • Excellent written English/Hindi skills 
  • Ability to break down complex concepts and ideas and communicate in colloquial and easy language. 
  • Comfort with technology usage and software products 
  • Strong google spreadsheet/ Excel capabilities
  • Good to have: STATS/ R proficiency


PAFs will be compensated based on Indus Action’s compensation benchmarking rubric.

Application Procedure

Zone: We have 3 zones, North, East and South. Fellows will be allotted a state, Delhi in North Zone and Chhattisgarh in East Zone where s/he will be given an opportunity to support lead state operations (Samaaj 3.5%) and involve in defense functions for the zonal projects.

Post the fellowship tenure, the Fellow may have an opportunity to move into a full time role (either zone or functional) with Indus Action, based on the fellow’s performance and Organization’s requirement.

Official Website: Phule Ambedkar Fellowship

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