NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024

NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024. NABARD Internship 2024-25 | Opportunity for Agri and Allied. NABARD Student Internship Scheme (SIS) 2024-25.

NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024

Notification for NABARD Student Internship Scheme (SIS) 2024-25The objective of the Scheme is to assign short term tasks/projects/studies useful and relevant to NABARD, to talented students pursuing post-graduate degree (completing/completed first year) in Agriculture and allied disciplines (Veterinary, Fisheries, etc.), Agri-business, Economics, Social Sciences and Management from Institutes/Universities of repute or students pursuing 5 year integrated courses completing/completed 4th year of their course. Indian students studying abroad are also eligible for SIS 2024-25.

The scheme is expected to provide valuable feedback with a fresh perspective through studies/projects undertaken by the students on themes of interest to NABARD.

(A) Total SeatsTotal number of seats for NABARD SIS 2024-25 is 40 (35 seats for Regional Offices/TEs and 05 seats for Head Office). Each RO/TE will be allocated only 01 seat under SIS 2024-25. Detailed break up of seats is given in Annexure I.

NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024: Broad Themes/Areas

The broad objective of SIS 2024-25 will be to examine topics of contemporary relevance as well as to assess/gauge the impact of various NABARD interventions at the ground level.

The SIS 2024-25 scheme will also serve as an exercise for documentation of success stories projects/programmes/schemes/activities at the field level of NABARD’STo ensure that we have a decent number of reports on a particular topic so that we can draw reasonable insights, all interns selected under SIS 2024-25 will be required to study one of the following four NABARD interventions only:

a. KCC coverage/issues & strategy to improve lending through KCCb. Business diversification of PACS for improving their profitabilityc. Smart Agriculture IOT and Drone Devices for precisionfarming: Implementation, acceptability and challenges

d. In addition to the above three themes, ROs/TEs may assign a state specific theme to the interns.

Eligibility: NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024

i. Students pursuing post-graduate degree (having completed first year) in Agriculture and allied disciplines (Veterinary, Fisheries, etc.), Agri- business, Economics, Social Sciences and Management from Institutes/ Universities of repute or students pursuing 5 years integrated courses completing/completed 4th year of their course. Indian students studying abroad are eligible for SIS 2024-25.

ii. Students applying for internship in a particular State must be either pursuing their degree from that State or they must belong to that State (ordinarily resident of the State).

iii. However, seats in Head Office, Mumbai are open to applications from students across the country.

Selection Process: NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024

i. The applicants for scheme will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of weighted score system (based on marks in 10th, 12th and Graduation).

ii. The final selection of the students for the internship scheme will be solely on the basis of the interview performance.

NABARD Student Internship Scheme 2024: Important Dates

Opening of link for registration and submission of applicationsApril 05, 2024
Closing date for submission of applicationsApril 21, 2024
Shortlisting of candidates April 23, 2024
Interviews and Declaration of Results (to be completed tentatively by)April 30, 2024

Application Link

Duration of Internship

The duration of the internship will be a minimum of 8 weeks and a maximum period of 12 weeks.

The interns are required to undertake and complete the internship between 01 May 2024 to 30 August 2024.(H) Financial SupportThe financial benefits for implementation of the scheme are as under:

Sr. No.12Item of ExpenditureStipend/month {Minimum 8 weeks (2 Months) to maximum 12 Weeks (3 months}Amount (Rs.)18000 per month2000 per day (For 8 NER States)Field visit allowance (including all expenditure)-maximum for 30 days.

For calculation of allowance time period to be calculated based on travel plan to be approved by Mentor.1500 per day (Excluding 8 NER States) Travel allowance for field visits from HQ to Field and back to HQ on reimbursement basis subject to submission of valid tickets/other proofs (like petrol/taxi receipts) 6000 per head (maximum) Miscellaneous expenses on declaration basis 2000 per head34(I) Oath of Secrecy by Student

The students shall also give a declaration that he/she will maintain complete secrecy and shall not use any information of confidential nature for any other purpose that might come to his/her knowledge during the period of assignment under the Scheme.

Release of Stipend & Other Allowances

i. The monetary benefits such as stipend, field allowance, etc. may be released to the students on satisfactory completion of the projects.

ii. The claim for stipend is to be submitted only through portal in the prescribed format.

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