Lamp Fellowship 2020

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Lamp Fellowship 2020

Call for applications – Deadline – Sunday, 26 January 2020

About the LAMP Fellowship

The Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship is a unique and an exciting opportunity for young Indians to learn law-making and public policy. LAMP Fellows are mentored by a Member of Parliament (MP) and work full-time with the assigned MP during a given year, starting from the Monsoon session of Parliament till the end of the Budget session. 

The primary role of a LAMP Fellow is to provide extensive research support to her/his MP for their parliamentary work. This includes drafting parliamentary questions for the MP, preparing the MP’s speeches for zero hour debates, raising matters of public importance, drafting private members’ bills etc.

Role of a Lamp

LAMP Fellows research topics as diverse as defence, food security, environment, economics and foreign affairs. Research tasks may include

  • Legislative research
  • Data Analysis
  • Framing parliamentary questions
  • Background research parliamentary debates
  • Research for Standing Committee meetings
  • Drafting Private Member Bills
  • Media-related work including drafting press releases, preparing interventions for TV appearances
  • Research for constituency-related issues
  • Interacting with stakeholders

Find out more about the fellowship here! APPLY NOW.

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