The Ministry of Electronics and Information technology (MeitY) has launched the ‘Digital India Internship Scheme’ offering Rs 10,000 per month as stipend to interns.
25 internships will be offered in two seasons-summers and winters. The MeitY’s portal will facilitate students to apply online for internship and its aim is to provide an opportunity to secure first hand and practical work experience under the guidance of a mentor.
“The internship scheme will enable the young students to learn closely about the initiative of Digital India. It will also give exposure to the students about technology policy and decision making of government of India,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Electronics and IT and Law & Justice.
Minimum 60 per cent in the last degree. Internship will be given in areas include Research and Development in Electronics and IT, Cyber Law/ IT Act, Digital Forensics, Malware Analysis, Mobile Governance, Cloud Computing, Digital Literacy, Software/ Hardware Industry Promotion and Digital Payments.