AMU Vice Chancellor Approves Swachh Bharat Summer Internship (SBSI) Programme

  • Posted on: 24 April 2018
  • By: asif.mulla
AMU Professor Tariq Mansoor

Aimed at engaging Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students in the Government's cleanliness drive, the University Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor has taken a lead among public universities by approving the implementation of Swachh Bharat Summer Internship (SBSI) programme.

The SBSI programme which is in line with the Prime Minister’s clarion call for each individual to devote 100 hours to Swachhata through the year is organised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, in association with Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Urging the students to participate, Prof Mansoor pointed out that since the introduction of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, AMU has been instrumental in successful implementation and monitoring of activities related to Swachh Bharat guidelines in the campus, in University’s adopted villages and in nearby urban communities.

The Vice Chancellor has also appointed Dr Ali Jafar Abedi as Nodal Officer for the internships as per the MHRD guidelines.

During the 100-hours internship from May 1 to July 31, students will adopt one or more villages and conduct activities of their choice for rural sanitation. Interested students need to register and report their activities at

 “The registration should be done by May 15,” said Dr Ali Jafar Abedi further informing that an orientation video for youth towards sanitation activities in the rural context will be uploaded on the YouTube channel of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).

The best interns at college, university, state and national levels and will be awarded with cash prizes after the conclusion of the internships, said Dr Abedi.

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