Model Governance Summer School; 1st-1oth June, 2016

Model Governance Foundation is pleased to announce Model Governance Summer School from 1st – 10th June, 2016. The summer school is an intensive full-time programme, and consist of at least 60 contact hours, generally taking the form of 30 hours of interactive lectures, 10 hours of group discussions and 20 hours of student-led teamwork sessions facilitated by the tutors.


  • Governance
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Research Methodology
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship

There will be lectures, presentations and discourses on all 5 themes during the programme. Extensive Study Material will be provided to all the participants on all 5 themes at the commencement of the programme.

The participants will be divided into 5 Research Groups. They will be allotted Research Topics according to the themes of the programme and their preferences. Research Supervisors will guide them during the school and help them in conducting the Research on the topics allotted. The Participants will be required to submit Research Report at the end of the Programme.

There will be 4 Objective as well as Subjective Assessment Tests during the School of 100 Marks each and 1 hour duration. Research Report will also carry 100 Marks. The Candidates will be evaluated out of 500 Marks and their marks and grades will be mentioned on the Certificate.

Day 1 – Introduction, Group Discussion, Allotment of Research Groups, Research Topics and Research Supervisors.
Day 2 – Lectures and Discourses on Governance, Documentaries, Assessment Test 01
Day 3 – Lectures, Discourses and Participant Presentations on Law and Public Policy
Day 4 – Activities, Documentaries on Law and Public Policy, Assessment Test 02
Day 5 – Research Methodology Workshop and Assessment Test 03
Day 6 – Lectures, Discourses and Participant Presentations on Leadership
Day 7 – Lectures, Discourses and Participant Presentations on Entrepreneurship
Day 8 – Submission of Research Reports (Drafts), Assessment Test 04
Day 9 – Workshop on Self-Management and Personality Development
Day 10 – Final Submission of Research Report, Graduation Ceremony and Lucknow Study Tour

The summer school will be for 10 days i.e. 1st June, 2016 to 10th June, 2016.

The summer school is open to all Indian Students pursuing Undergraduate or Postgraduate courses in the UGC recognized University or College.

The summer school will be held at our office in Lucknow. Location – Model Governance Foundation, 108, Eldeco Towne, IIM Road, Lucknow – 226020.

Participants will be required to arrange for their own accommodation. Outstation participants will be provided assistance in finding a suitable accommodation according to their budget.

1000 Hours to 1700 Hours (IST)

15 participants will be selected for the Summer School.

The last date of application is 10th May, 2016.

The participants will be supervised by professionals from premier institutes, eminent scholars, Civil Society Leaders, and Advocates.

The Fee for the Programme is INR 6000.


  • Study Material
  • Lucknow Tour (June 10, 2016)
  • Lunch (June 1-10, 2016)
  • Snacks and Refreshments


  • The Best Participant will be awarded a Certificate of Excellence and 50% Scholarship for Certificate Course on Policy and Governance.
  • Top 3 participants will be awarded a Certificate of Merit.
  • 5 Participants will be provided with Internship at Model Governance Foundation.
  • All participants will be awarded a Certificate of Participation.

Selected candidates will be benefited by Interactive Lectures, Engaging Group Discussions, Leadership Training, Networking Opportunities, Personality Development, Professional Growth, Recognition, Social Impact, and Participation Certificate.


  • Research Reports prepared by the Candidates during the programme will be published in the Handbook on Policy and Governance with an ISBN Number. The Book will be published by June 30, 2016.

Model Governance Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit and non-political organization working for national integration, communal harmony and inclusive development.

Our key areas of intervention are administrative reforms, education, environment, healthcare, legal reforms, skill development and women empowerment. We organize events, conduct research and provide consultancy on key issues in governance, public policy and law.

The organization is headquartered in Lucknow and the pan-Indian team comprises of most promising college students and young professionals who bring their vibrant perspectives to the organization and are unified by the common vision of improving the future of our country.

Legal Status: Registered as a Public Charitable Trust under Indian Trusts Act, 1882.

Participant: United Nations Global Compact and United Nations Civil Society Network.

Our team has experience of organizing various national and international events such as International Youth Forum (2012), Model Indian Governance (2012-2014), Global Ethics and Values Convention (2013), World Law Dialogue (2013), Gaon Chaley Hum (2013-2014), The Lucknow Conclave (2014), Samvaad (2015), Model Governance Group Conclave (2012-2015), Model Governance Group Retreat (2015), and Agrasar Spring School (2016).

Our team has also delivered lectures and conducted workshops at the following institutions: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Indian Institute of Management Indore, University of Delhi, Panjab University, Chandigarh, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, JIIT Noida, and DSCL Sugar Mills, Lakhimpur Kheri to name a few.

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