HRD Ministry starts internship scheme
The Human Resource Development Ministry has introduced an internship scheme called MHRD Internship Scheme-2014 for Indian nationals pursuing graduation/post graduation/research studies from a recognised university/institute within India or abroad and will be given a chance to intern with different government departments in the domain of education.
Students are eligible to apply for these internships if they are pursuing an under-graduate/ post-graduate degree or even if they are working in a research programme in education, social science, science, humanities, management, engineering, ICT and law from any recognised university/institution within India or abroad.
The government would be start with the first batch of this internship from October 1 and only six students will be selected per batch.
As part of this internship programme, students will work closely with the HRD Ministry for two months wherein they will be paid a fixed stipend of Rs 10,000.
Government officials reveal that this internship is being provided to students so that they can be involved in formulating policies and also understand how various projects are implemented.