OIFC teams up with ISB for India Fellows programme

G Naga Sridhar Hyderabad | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on February 24, 2016

Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC), a public private partnership between the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), has partnered with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to launch the OIFC-ISB India Fellows Programme.

The programme is designed for the young Indian Diaspora business owners and professionals in decision making capacity to familiarise them with doing business in India.

OIFC is designing this programme with ISB to connect Indian diaspora entrepreneurs to opportunities arising out of new initiatives of the Government of India like Make in India, Digital India and Startup India.

The year-long programme led by ISB is offered as a blended model comprising technology aided learning and a specially designed 12-days residential programme in India.

The residency will be provide an experiential mix including exposure to the touch and feel of the Indian market, connect with senior government officials dealing with investment policies, domain experts, captains of the Indian industry and a curated networking opportunity with potential business partners.

The fellows will spend their residential learning stint at ISB’s campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali, and at Delhi.

The programme is open to young Indian Diaspora entrepreneurs/professionals in decision-making capacity/potential investors and international partners of Indian companies in the age group of 21-39 years. They should have minimum of three years of entrepreneurial/business experience.

The fee for the programme, which commences in June 2016, is $5,000 per participant excluding service tax and includes boarding and lodging, learning material, field visits and webinars.

Selected candidates who complete the programme will become members of the OIFC India Entrepreneurship Fellows (OIEF) Club, which will receive support and facilitation from OIFC in doing business in India.

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Published on February 24, 2016
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