The Bharat Sabbatical

8 Week Immersive Program

The Bharat Sabbatical

The Bharat Sabbatical (TBS), is an eight-week immersive programme for the young Indian diaspora community, offering them a unique window to experience and understand India – Bharat.

The Indian diaspora community, at approximately 17.5 million, is the largest diaspora group in the world. Many leaders in domains of academia, politics, governance, culture and business hail from the Indian diaspora community. 

25 delegates will be introduced to Indian culture and civilizational knowledge, and, institutions and processes of good governance. In doing so, TBS delegates will inculcate a multicultural and socioeconomic understanding of India, which would empower them to represent India’s strategic interest and civilizational strengths to the world. 

These diaspora youth as future leaders would be equipped to addressing global challenges underlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals of 2030 through an innovation-driven approach, a hands-on experience of public policy and a cultural understanding of India.

Dates: June 5 – July 25, 2020

Where: Rashtram School of Public Leadership, Delhi NCR

Join us this summer on our maiden voyage

Elevated Mindfulness

Curated experiences for strengthening cognitive skills of body, mind and intellect.

Leadership Grooming

Negotiations, deliberations, understanding the self, addressing challenges, innovation and leadership.

Strategic Networking

Interactions with policy experts, diplomats, youth leaders in India and fellow diaspora community.

Hands-on Projects

Work with civil society organizations, NGOs and solve real-world problems.

India Immersion

A unique exposure to the political, economic and cultural ecosystem of the world’s largest democracy.

In partnership with Indian Council or Cultural Relations, Gujarat Chapter


Rashtram School of Public Leadership produces ‘self-aware’ and ‘civilisationally assured’ public leaders who are nourished by Indic Knowledge traditions and systems of thought. The specific focus of the school is to prepare leaders in three domains - Academia, Politics, and Community.


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