Saturday, February 23, 2013

Announcement for Rural Livelihood Internship Batch 2013

Rural Livelihood Internship

Announcement for Rural Livelihood Internship Batch 2013

Supported by Ford Foundation India & led by “Livelihoods MANTHAN Consortium”, TISS has initiated a “Rural Livelihood Interns (Young India: Build India) program for mentoring and facilitating the process of creating a cadre of committed, talented and high quality Livelihood professionals from management and social science institutions ready to be deployed as capacity building catalysts in the intervention districts of National Rural Livelihood Mission, (NRLM) a flagship program of Ministry of Rural Development (GoI). The scheme is anchored at the Centre for Public Policy, Habitat & Human Development at School of Development Studies, TISS(Mumbai)

Objectives of Livelihood Interns

1. Provide capacity building and programming support for effective implementation of National Rural Livelihood Mission, a flagship program of Ministry of Rural Development (GoI) in various states through designing livelihood-based perspective plans and mapping of livelihood opportunities in the relevant areas of intervention.

2. Establish or strengthen management and human resource systems through exploring alternative ways of enhancing existing livelihood options of the poor, build skills for the job market and nurture self-employment especially among BPL households and tribal communities.

3. Trigger processes of social mobilization and financial services which would facilitate building institutions of pro- poor-SHGs, their federations, Livelihood Collectives and Micro-enterprises- for successful implementation of NRLM

Launch Schedule:

Announcement of the scheme at TISS: 18 February 2013
Application deadline --------------------------28 February 2013
Shortlisting and selection----------------------- 6 March 2013
Declaration of List of Selected Interns---- 11 March 2013
Expected Schedule: Start 1 s t May 2013 to June 2013.

Applications for Internship need to be sent to: sudhansu.behera09@gmail.com

For more details, visit: http://download.tiss.edu
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