[Applications Closed] KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2021 (7th Cycle) | Code for Pakistan

[Applications Closed] KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2021 (7th Cycle)

[Applications Closed] KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2021 (7th Cycle)

Candidate screening is currently in progress for the 7th Cycle Fellowship Program. The 7th Cycle of the Fellowship Program is expected to begin by October 15, 2021. A cohort of 20 Fellows will be selected for the Fellowship Program, where they will collaborate with different government departments of KP to work on projects focused on increasing civic engagement, bringing automation and digitization, and making government processes more open and transparent.

Details of the Program: 

  • Stipend: 30,000/month
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Total positions: 20  
  • Location: Durshal, Peshawar

About the Program:

The KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program is a 6-month long program based in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where a cohort of 20 Fellows is recruited to collaborate and build digital services, inspire citizen engagement, improve government processes, and demonstrate how to innovate in public services. These digital services aim to solve problems in a variety of public domains, such as economic development, healthcare, open data, citizen engagement, transportation, education, etc.

The benefits that these Fellows get include a monthly stipend of Rs. 30,000/- for six months, professional mentorship, free workspace, leadership development training, and above all a chance to work with the Government to bring about a change in the digital landscape of KP.

Eligibility criteria for the Fellowship Program are as follows:

1. The candidate should have a minimum of 16 years of education and must have graduated from an HEC recognized university having expertise in one of the following categories: front-end development, back-end development, full-stack web development, mobile application development, desktop application development, graphic designing, content writing, data sciences, software quality assurance, and networking & security. Priority will be given to candidates having experience in MEAN or MERN stack development
2. The candidate should have at least 1 year (post-graduation) experience in the relevant field
3. The candidate should be able to commit 40 hours/week (9 AM-5 PM, Monday to Friday) for 6 months after induction
4. The candidate should be able to be present in person (9 AM-5 PM, Monday to Friday) at Durshal Peshawar (keeping government guidelines in mind, the program may run remotely if pandemic conditions necessitate)

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