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Swachh Bharat Summer Internship
India’s Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Prakash Javadekar, has urged students to become part of the nationwide Swachhta Mission by participating in “Swachh Bharat Summer Internship- 100 Hours of Swachhata” campaign.
The Swachhta campaign was launched by the Ministry of HRD 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 is aimed 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 work and integrate them in the community service in rural areas in the run up to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Javadekar has said that Swachh Bharat program, launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has now become a people’s movement in the country.
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He added that Prime Minister launched Swachh Bharat campaign three years ago and now it has caught the imagination of the public and large number of people are participating in it.
The HRD Minister said that now it is turn of the youth to participate in Swachh Bharat Summer Internship by visiting villages for 10 to 15 days during the summer vacation for making clean and dirt free ambiance. He said that this is the self-education and people’s education process to ensure the large scale participation of the people.
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Students enrolled in colleges and universities can apply in ‘Swachh Bharat Summer Internship’ through the enrollment 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 when approved by the Nodal Officer at the parent institution. Candidates are supposed to devote at least 100 hours conducting Swachhata-related activities in rural areas selected by them and approved by the parent institution. The last date of registration is 15th May, 2018.