“In line with the Prime Ministers clarion call on 2nd October 2014 for each individual to devote 100 hours to Swachhata through the year, the “Swachh Bharat Summer Internship” (SBSI) aims to engage lakhs of educated youths across the country, develop their skills and orientation for the sanitation sector, amplify mass awareness and cement the peoples movement (Jan andolan) aspect of Swachh Bharat Mission,” the statement said.

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is the coordinating ministry for the Centres ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission.

Under the terms of the internship, candidates would be required to undertake 100 hours of activities including creation of sanitation infrastructure, system building and behaviour change campaigns in and around nearby villages.

“Every intern who completes the SBSI will also be provided a Certificate of Internship by the Swachh Bharat Mission,” the ministry said.

The ministry said the University Grants Commission had agreed to provide 2 credit points as an elective under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) to students in higher educational institutions who would be undertaking and completing the SBSI.

The internship will be implemented in association with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

You are requested to consider the implementation of this elective course from the forthcoming summer session and give wide publicity among the students so that vast majority of the students. opt for this elective course.


Reference:

PTI

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