Fellowship Structure

The UPAY fellowship will allow the youth to learn from the best academic institutions and business schools in India through virtual and on-campus classroom programs. It will make the youth aware of the practical experiences of deprived communities and further cultivate the knowledge, skills, and mindset required to secure leadership positions in similar projects across the Globe. 

The fellowship will be for 12 months. Out of these, 3 months will be classroom training and the remaining months will be practical training through community immersion.

Classroom Training

The fellows will undergo extensive pre-deployment training focused on community and leadership development. The classroom training will be staggered throughout the year-long association. 

Impact Project

The fellows shall be deployed for Impact Project in various places of India for a period of 9 months. This grassroot knowledge and experience shall provide deeper understanding of projects in said thematic areas.

Outbond activities & workshops

Fellows will be engaged in outbound activities for team building. They will be given exposure to various personality development and communication improvement workshops at various places.


Induction Ceremony & UPAY Foundation Day

(Reporting at Delhi on 07th May 2023)

NSB Noida14-May-202314-May-2023
2Orientation, Operational Training, Leadership and Management Module, Drama workshop and Outbound trainingNSB Noida16-May-202305-June-2023
3Social Entrepreneurship ModuleNSB Noida06-Jun-202311-Jun-2023
4Impact Project (Field work)Respective Field Location14-Jun-202310-Sep-2023
5Nayi Talim Education MethodsGandhi Ashram Sevagram , Wardha14-Sep-202316-Sep-2023
6UPAY Annual DayMouda/Nagpur16-Sep-202317-Sep-2023
7Half-yearly assessmentNagpur19-Sep-202320-Sep-2023
8Advance Operational Training & Visit to Vidarbha Centres, 


9Skill Development training and mass communication Barefoot College1-Oct-202308-Oct-2023
10Impact Project (Field work)Respective Field Location11-Oct-202330-Mar-2024
11Planning and onboarding of new cohortRespective Field Location1-Apr-202430-Apr-2024
12Final Assessment & Alumni ConnectDelhi03-May-202410-May-2024
13Valedictory Function Delhi12-May-2024 


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