Last date for application submission has been extended till 12th August 2018.

INTRODUCTION


The Government of Andhra Pradesh has embarked on 'AP State Sports Sunrise Model' and intends to make this an example for entire nation to emulate to improve participation thereby enhance performance. The Sunrise model is focused not only on Infrastructure Development across 175 Assembly constituencies of the state but also on supporting this infrastructure with right set of people (Coaches, Support Staff) and processes using suitable technological tools. In view of the above, the Government has taken up initiative to invite people of the State to play their roles and provide their collaborative support in shaping this vision. Through their active involvement, all the citizens in this state are guaranteeing for themselves a healthy and a happy life. The government of Andhra Pradesh desires to enable surely each citizen to move up on a Happiness Index to lead a cherished life. This goal of scaling happiness index for every citizen of the state is the hall-mark of this policy. The Government has also enacted 'SwarnaAndhra vision' 2029, which envisages the state to be one of the three best developed states in India by 2022 and best in country by 2029. Setting-up of Sports Science centres, setting up of high performance centres with advanced sports equipment, creation of state of the art 'Centre for sports Injury Management and Recovery' - all contributing to 'SwarnaAndhra Vision 2029' when the state would have 60% of the population participating in physical training and sports; and becoming Happy citizens through the journey. The Department is now inviting applications to the 2018 Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh Fellowship. The Fellowship provides opportunity to shape the sports policy in the newly-formed state.

LIST OF ACTIVITIES

Innovation
- Evolve a strategy to improve sports from grass root level. Work on the proposed AP Sports Policy and assist in building an action plan.
- Identify possible strategies in implementing the sports policy.
Corporate Social Responsibility:
- Strengthen the CSR Desks at Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh to attract CSR Funding towards sports activities.
- Develop sports specific-projects related to infrastructure upgradation.
- Identify suitable corporate partners and pitch Government projects for CSR funding.
Sports Infrastructure:
- Visiting the sites of KVK's and prepare feasibility report. Helping officials in site alienation.
- Studying and suggesting the Implementation methodology and study of Design parameters.
SAAP Leagues:
- Forming of Clubs and making strategies.
- Gaining Encouragement at local level.
- Formulate ways to make the leagues self-sustainable with the help of CSR Funding and Local sponsors.

SAAP Branding:
- Initiate mass appealing campaigns establishing an engaging social media platform to connect with the masses.
- Primary and secondary research to gauge brand image and identity
- Formulation & implementation of strategies for brand building activities.
Information Technology:
- Use IT tools to analyse the sports activities like athlete performance, competitions etc., and present feasible solutions for performance improvement.
- AP Sports Policy Implementation (Phase Wise):
- Preparation of implementation strategies. Preparation of schedules for phase wise implementation.
Work on creating Self sustainable models.
- Help SAAP in utilizing PPP mode in Stadiums and games. Develop and Implement Olympic Task Force participation


ELIGIBILITY

All university/college students (regardless of course/year of study) and working professionals under the age of 35 are eligible to apply.
Students should ideally be enrolled in or passed from premier National and International institutions with outstanding academic merit.
Prominent sports persons and medal winners are also encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have great passion towards sports and its implementation strategies.
Only Indian passport/PIO (Person of Indian Origin)/OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cardholders will be considered for the fellowship.
The Fellowship will be based out of Vijayawada, with substantial travel, sports facilities.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Application begins: 19th July 2018.
Deadline for receipt of application: 12th August, 2018.
Interviews for shortlisted candidates: On a rolling basis.


ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please click the following link to SUBMIT THE APPLICATION

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants will be selected based on merit via two-step process i.e. a written application and an interview.
The written applications and interviews of the candidates will be evaluated on the following parameters: Understanding of sports and its activities, especially in Andhra Pradesh.
Communication skills (written and oral)
Ability to analyze complex issues and come up with innovative ideas and implementation strategies.
The final list of selected candidates along with a short wait list will be drawn based on written applications and interviews. The SAAP reserves the right to not fill one or more of the above fellowship positions if it does not find suitable candidates during the selection process.
The SAAP reserves the right to call additional documentation like Graduation certificates, Transcripts etc. as deemed necessary before confirming the offer of Fellowship.

REMUNERATION

Each intern will be paid a total Rs. 25,000/- per month as stipend for the duration of 12 months.
SAAP reserves the right to pay an amount deemed suitable on basis of the performance.

Guidelines and Application form for the program is enclosed here.



CONTACT PERSON
NAME : Miss. Keerthi Paleti
MOBILE : +91- 9666645318


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