The inaugural cohort of the Indian Administrative Fellowship; KA21 brings top talent from the private sector and motivated principal secretaries across 11 departments in the Government of Karnataka together to build pathways for sustained impact at scale. Over the duration of the 18 months, the fellow designates will work on enabling systems change by unlocking innovation & strategic implementation to deliver disproportionate positive impact, across departments ranging from administrative reforms to e-governance.
assessing the current administrative practices & policies), study domestic & international best practices and work towards designing & improving for resource efficiency metrics.
assessment & implementation of precision farming in agriculture using AI & geospatial technology.
administrative landscape assessment and governance redesign from a macro lens.
redesigning and implementing frameworks to make secondary & higher secondary education more aligned to the needs of the economy.
reviewing the current IT infrastructure and redesigning for optimization; considering the future landscape for robust cybersecurity and big-data integration.
assessment, redesign and implementation of robust post-harvest management including value chain development for horticulture commodities.
setting up a strong support ecosystem across all departments paving the way for outperforming on Karnataka’s SDG 2030 goals.
optimising organisational development of local rural bodies - process, service delivery and public grievances.
targeted implementation to enable access and metering of water connection with a sustained focus towards water conservation.
assessing & revitalising livelihood mission (NRLM) in the state.
gap identification in nutrition centric data accessibility and enabling real time data capture with deep tech integration.
planning & implementation of policies &programmes with a keen focus towards critical SDG goals alignment.