Details of the Organization
People For Animals Uttarakhand’s continued efforts of working closely with the Central Government and various State Governments as well as its organizational strategy of seeking judicial intervention, it has achieved certain significant milestones in the field of animal welfare.
Capacity building of law enforcement and judicial agencies (such as Police and Magistrate Sensitization Workshops) constitute a core aspect of our work towards sensitizing administrative personnel about the cause of animal welfare and further strengthening the animal protection framework in India. This has paved the way for a regime of positive laws and policies in favour of protecting animals.
Details of the Fellowship/Scholarship
Ahimsa Fellowship is India’s first fellowship of its kind which gives direction to your dedication and compassion for animals. The curriculum of this programme has been curated with inputs from leading experts in the field of animal protection and the social sector.
The animal protection movement in India requires trained professionals who can become animal protection leaders across states and districts. Embrace a unique opportunity to champion meaningful change for animals!
The Ahimsa Fellowship Programme aims to create a network of effective animal protection leaders adept at working closely with state governments and district administrations to enforce animal protection laws in India.
There is an urgent need of trained professionals who can capably assist the Government in fulfilling its statutory duties through systemic apparatuses like State Animal Welfare Boards, Societies For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Infirmaries, Slaughterhouse Monitoring Committees, Animal Birth Control Monitoring Committees etc.
Ahimsa Fellows will be intensively trained to understand the existing legal and policy regime in-depth. They will also be encouraged and supported to take up advocacy efforts that complement their skill set and interests across the broad field of Animal Protection.
Stage 1: Online Application Form
Stage 2: Candidates shortlisted from Stage 1 will be invited for the Stage 2 Evaluation round
Stage 3: Personal Interview
- Graduation degree in any discipline
- Good communication skills (English and a Second Local Language)
- Dedication to the cause of animal welfare/rights
- Persistence, lateral & innovative thinking
- Between 22 and 35 years old
- Be available to commit to the entire 9 Month duration of the program
- Indian Citizen
Dates to Remember
- Wednesday, 15 March 2023: Applications Open
- Monday, 03 July 2023: Applications Close
- The Fellowship begins in mid-August 2023