Shir. Rupak Dayal Ji had a long and illustrious career that spanned nearly four decades with an equal stint of years in private and government sector. He started his career as an Assistant Personnel Officer in Tata Steel, which was the basis of HR and IR Principles and practices before assuming greater responsibilities as an Assistant Divisional Manager. After serving 02 decades at private sector, he joined Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd as Deputy General Manager (P&A) and worked for 05 years. His journey as an Additional General Manager (P & IR) to Group General Manager (P & IR) at Mazagon Dock Ltd, where he worked for nearly ten years, was the most inventive and imaginative of his career. He then joined Western Coalfields Ltd. as Director (Personnel – Board Level) in 2011, and from 2013 until his retirement in 2015 he also served as Director (Finance – Board Level). His association with TGG Foundation began in 2017 as an Advisory Member and continued until his last day on April 10, 2021 as a member of the Ethics Committee. He has guided us with his experience and wisdom during his time with TGG, and he was also helpful in the inaugural National Conclave on Sustainable Rural Development. We are grateful for all of his selfless efforts, and we dedicate this Fellowship to him as a token of our gratitude.


Rupak Dayal Fellowships will be awarded to passionate youths (Age group 23 to 29) with necessary qualifications who want to conduct methodological research in the field of Responsible Tourism. Students with a Masters degree or Research Scholars undertaken research in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, responsible tourism and sustainable tourism can opt for fellowship . Creative students with artistic talent will be given special consideration during the selection process. The research should be completed and the report to be submitted in a maximum period of 3 months.



  1. Basic Accommodation during the visit to wayanad (Rs.500 per person on twin sharing, per day for 14 days) = Rs.7000/-
  2. Local Traveling Allowance (visit to various sites) : Rs.5000
  3. Stipend : Rs.13000/- (payable on successful submission of the research report)


You are requested to pay Rs.100 towards application processing fee through the following QR Code and submit the transaction details while submitting the application form for fellowship.


All of our actions in society have an impact therefore, we must be socially responsible. Obtain an RHM Registration once you are selected for this research project willfully. We often support those who have reached out to us through Faryaad (a TGG grievance redressal forum) through the fund we collect under TGG AID as a token of our gratitude. You will be in charge of forming a volunteer team and engage them in achieving the goals set by TGG, and will also integrate it in your research project under the heading IMPACT OF THE RESEARCH.