The FITS programme will run for a interval of 9 months, commencing in summer season 2021
Fb India on Friday mentioned it has launched a brand new initiative to supply college students from main regulation faculties within the nation a platform for analysis and mentorship on subjects associated to know-how regulation and coverage. The Fb India Tech Students (FITS) programme has Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co as a information companion.
“The programme goals to supply college students from choose main regulation faculties within the nation a platform for analysis and mentorship on subjects associated to know-how regulation and coverage. The primary version of the FITS programme will provide eight regulation college students a chance to work on a analysis challenge with main Indian suppose tanks who may even prolong mentorship assist to the scholars,” an announcement mentioned.
By way of its companions on this programme, Fb hopes to supply budding tech regulation and coverage fans an expertise as they work on an unbiased analysis challenge to check these rising challenges, it added.
“With fast developments in know-how and the evolution of know-how regulation and coverage in India, the programme is designed to encourage college students to develop an unbiased voice on urgent subjects that may have a bearing on future coverage discussions on this space,” it mentioned.
The maiden version, the FITS programme 2021-2022, will see the Centre for Web and Society, the Observer Analysis Basis, the Carnegie Endowment for Worldwide Peace India, and the Software program Freedom Legislation Heart taking part as mentoring establishments.
The present version will likely be open to fourth and fifth-year college students from the Nationwide Legislation Faculty of India College, Bengaluru, the WB Nationwide College of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, the Nationwide Legislation College, Delhi, and the Nationwide Legislation College, Jodhpur.
The FITS programme will run for a interval of 9 months, commencing in Summer season 2021.
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