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Volume-7, 19-25 May, 2018

Swachh Bharat Summer Internship

Union Human Resource Development Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar has urged students to come forward and become part of the nationwide Swachhta Mission by participating in “Swachh Bharat Summer Internship- 100 Hours of Swachhata” campaign. The campaign has been launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in association with the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to engage youth across the country for sanitation related work and village level development. The program from 1st May to 31st July 2018 aims to develop the skill and orientation of youth for sanitation related work, bring youth across the country to make a significant contribution to the Swachhta revolution and integrate youth in community service in rural areas in the run up to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Students enrolled in Colleges and Universities may apply in 'Swachh Bharat Summer Internship’ through the enrolment form. Candidates may participate individually or in teams also. The location and team size may be decided in consultation with Nodal Officers. After enrollment for the internship through the website, candidates will be accepted as valid only once approved by the Nodal Officer at the Parent Institution. Candidates are to devote at least 100 hours conducting Swachhata-related activities in rural areas selected by them and approved by the parent institution.
An Internship Report is to be submitted by the candidate on the online portal in the prescribed format within 15 days of completion of fieldwork. The online report submitted by the candidate shall be reviewed and approved by the Nodal Officer for the purpose of certification and rewards. All participants will be given a Swachh Bharat Internship Certificate on completion of their internship and its approval by the parent institution. 2 curriculum credits will be given to interns whose internship reports are found eligible to get credits by parent institution. The Best 3 interns/ teams will be recognized at College, University, State and National levels.
*The winners will be awarded by Shields / cups and special certificates at College Level:
*In addition to certificates, Cash Awards will be given along with appropriate certificates as per the following:
University Level: Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000, Rs 10,000 along with appropriate certificates. State Level: Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000 along with appropriate certificates. National Level: Rs 2 lakh, 1 lakh, Rs 50,000 along with certificates.