The key objective of the MGNF is to create a cadre of individuals who understand and can contribute to the creation of a district-level ecosystem to support skill development and support the district administration to improve skill development program delivery as well as develop a cadre of committed and competent development leaders.
The curriculum implemented by IIMV is approved by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, which enables theoretical inputs in the Academic Modules and application of the knowledge in the districts with the guidance of the mentors during District Immersion Modules. The Academic Modules are delivered through a combination of physical and online lectures, workshops, among others. The evaluation process comprises end of module examinations, Quizzes by Faculty in the class, projects/assignments, participation in classroom activities, presentations/ oral examinations, among others.
The program has two major components, Academic Modules and District Immersion Modules
In the two years duration of the program, there will be FOUR (4) Academic Modules, each having a total of up to 13 days.
Components of Academic Modules
District Immersion Module
In the two years duration of the program, there will be SIX (6) District Immersion Modules (DIMs), each having a total of up to 120 days.
MGNF Fellows can borrow two books during their stay at campus. They have to return books to the library before returning to their allotted districts.