Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellowship (PMRDF) is a short term work opportunity (two to three years) for young women and men who already possess some level of academic and professional expertise. They serve the district administration in improving programme delivery and interface with the marginalized section of the population. Fellows are given a stipend as well as professional experience and structured learning opportunities. PMRDF scheme has the twin objective of providing short term catalytic support to the District Administration in Integrated Action Plan (IAP) districts as well as to develop a cadre of development facilitators who will be available as a ready resource for rural development over a long term.
Currently there are 143 PMRD Fellows in 78 IAP Districts spread over 9 States of India.
PMRDF Scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India. For more details, please visit http://rural.nic.in/pmrdfs
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