Life @LAMP

Svetha Venkatram
The LAMP Fellowship has kept me constantly on my toes - each day I learn something new about policy making and ideas that have the potential to shape the future of India. Having studied English Literature for my under graduate degree, the training was very exciting as it introduced me to ideas in economics and statistics – concepts that I have always wanted to learn more about. The intensive training was challenging but really helped me gear up for the tasks ahead.
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The LAMP Fellowship is a unique platform for bright young Indian citizens to have a high-impact engagement with the policy-making process at the national level.  

Applications for the 2014 - 15 LAMP Fellowship are closed.

The Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship places one legislative assistant to work with one MP for a period of 11 months. The Fellowship exposes LAMP Fellows to the working of Parliament and the legislative process. The Fellowship encourages the best and the brightest young individuals to get involved in public service. 
The primary role of a LAMP Fellow is to provide customised research support to the assigned MP they work with for the entire duration of the Fellowship. This would entail providing research inputs to help them fulfill their parliamentary duties such as asking questions, raising matters of public importance, participating in debates, writing speeches, drafting private member Bills, among others. Know more ...