Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) and SDC Foundation signed an MoU on 2 January 2019 to organize and implement the first of its kind Urban Governance Fellowship Program aimed at inducting young students in developing innovative and sustainable solutions to the traditional issues of urban planning and governance. The fellowship program was designed to recruit four students (two each) from Architecture and Information Technology academic disciplines to intern with MDDA for a period of four to six months. SDC Foundation was appointed as the Knowledge Partner of this program.