Application Deadline: 18th May 2021
About APSSDC Jagananna Summer Fellowship Program 2021
Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) is the nodal agency to strengthen Skill EcoSystem under the department of Skill Development & Training (SD&T), Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and for providing a host of training programs right from livelihood skills for standardizing and implementing skill development component for all unemployed youth and pursuing students to make them industry ready across the State. APSSDC has skilled more than one million candidates since inception. APPLY Online for Jagananna Summer Fellowship Program 2021 Below.

Jagananna Summer Fellowship Program 2021 - APSSDC APPLY 18th May

Design of the fellowship program:
The government of AP has passed the “THE ANDHRA PRADESH EMPLOYMENT OF LOCAL CANDIDATES IN THE INDUSTRIES/FACTORIES ACT, 2019”, which mandates that Any Industry/Factory/Joint Venture and project taken up even under PPP mode shall appoint/engage not less than seventy-five percent (75%) of the employment with local candidates”. Further, more than 40% of the rural population of Andhra Pradesh directly depend on Agriculture for employment. Phase III of Atma Nirbhar scheme announced by the Government of India is dedicated to agriculture, whose objective is to revamp the value chains of the different agricultural produce. Therefore, a special focus needs to be given to agricultural sector

The fellowship is designed to provide an intensive experience to strategic policy design through research, whose outcomes will be utilized to develop solutions around the State’s skill ecosystem alignment. This is an opportunity for India's brightest students to be a part of the government system to support devise self-sustainable solutions in the skill development ecosystem. The fellows will be provided a 3-day induction program with the fellowship coordinator at APSSDC to set up the expectations out of the assignment. The fellows will then be placed in their respective line departments. At the end of the fellowship the fellows will be able to get a fundamental understanding of designing an evidence-based intervention. The progress and work done by the fellows will be monitored and evaluated by the fellowship coordinator at APSSDC. There will be 2 evaluations, midterm evaluations and end term evaluations Midterm evaluation will be after 30 days of the candidate joining the fellowship.  The end term evaluation will be after 75 days of the candidate joining the fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria & Positions:
15 Open Positions
APSSDC welcomes applications from current students and recent graduates from premier and acclaimed educational institutes such as lISc, IIMs, ISB, IITs, SPAs, NITs, BITS, etc, and from international Universities.
Successful candidates need to have a deep and critical understanding of the social impact sector, job creation, small business development and creating scalable solutions.
Applications from all specializations and institutions will be considered.
Duration of Fellowship is 3 months.
Mode of Fellowship is Online

Areas/Sectors of engagement:
The summer fellows shall work across these five thematics to study on policy inputs and road map for implementation:
Agriculture Supply chain and value addition
Atmanirbhar Bharat & PLI Scheme
Service Sector and Elderly Care
APSSDC self-revenue generation.

Duration of the engagement:
The engagement is for a period of 3 months duration, starting 1st June 2021 and selected candidates shall work from remote locations.

Primary Location
The primary location of the fellows will be APSSDC headquarters, Vijayawada. However, in view of the current pandemic, fellows will have to report online.

Candidates will be awarded a monthly fellowship of 25,000 INR.

How to APPLY /Selection of Candidates
The selection of candidates comprises of the following:
Submission of Curriculum Vitae to (Send CV through Mail to this Address)
Screening and shortlisting of submitted applications
Short listed candidates will be invited for a panel interview
List of selected candidates will be uploaded to APSSDC web portal (
Verification of original document and on boarding.
The final decision on selection of the candidate rests with APSSDC

List of Important Timelines 

Last date to receive applications 18th May 2021
Display of shortlisted applicants on APSSDC website. 20th May 2021
Interview Schedule 21st – 22nd May 2021
Final list of selected candidates 26th May 2021
Reporting online 1st June 2021

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