As the global power axis shifts from Pacific-Atlantic to Indo-Pacific, India is today evolving as a major power with an important voice on global issues. At this critical juncture, young scholars, academics and professionals around the world are keen to better understand the important features of India’s public and foreign policy. In response to this strong global interest, India Foundation, in association with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, is announcing the Kautilya Fellows Programme (KFP) in February 2019. KFP is a unique and comprehensive 10-day workshop on India’s Foreign Policy and Public Policy. It includes a visit to Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj which is the largest religious congregation on earth.The curriculum of KFP is well rounded to cover major thematic issues and strategic bilateral relationships in India’s foreign policy, understand India’s public institutions and their role in shaping India’s political economy and society. This event will bring together as participants, researchers, academicians and enthusiasts from across India, India’s neighbouring countries and from key partner nations.These sessions will be addressed by senior practitioners and thought leaders including officials of the government, national leaders, experienced diplomats, domain-specialists and ambassadors of several countries. In addition, the KFP will deploy innovative mechanisms to facilitate in-depth analysis and interaction through Field Visits, Foreign Policy Labs and Mini-Workshops on selected issues.
Delegates are expected to bear the cost of travel and accommodation. However, limited scholarships are available. The same can be applied for while registering for the programme
To attend the 8 day programme, there is a fee of 20,000 INR or 275 USD.
To attend only one of the two modules, the fee is 10,000 INR or 140 USD
Yes, you can.
The same shall be made available on the first day of the programme
Yes, certificates will be provided