NABARD came into existence on 12 July 1982 by transferring the agricultural credit functions of RBI and refinance functions of the then Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC). It was dedicated to the service of the nation by the late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on 05 November 1982. Set up with an initial capital of Rs.100 crore, its’ paid up capital stood at Rs.14,080 crore as on 31 March 2020. Consequent to the revision in the composition of share capital between Government of India and RBI, NABARD today is fully owned by Government of India.
About the mission :
The 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 years
integrated courses including Law completing/completed 4th year of their course. 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.
Total Seats :
Total number of seats for NABARD SIS 2022-23 is 40 (35 seats for Regional Offices/TEs & 05 seats for Head Office)
Areas of the Internships :
The SIS 2022-23 scheme will alsoserve as an exercise for documentation of success stories of NABARD’s Projects/programmes/schemes/activities at the field level.To 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 2022-23 will be required to study one of the following three NABARD interventions only:
a) Farmers Producer Organisations/Farmer Collectives
b) Rural Community Institutions: SHGs/JLGs or
c) Watershed Development Programmes
i) Students pursuing post-graduate degree (having completed/completing 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 including Law completing/completed 4th year of their course are eligible for SIS 2022-23.
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) For seats allocated to Head Office, Mumbai students pursuing education from Mumbai would be preferred. However, seats in Head Office, Mumbai are open to applications from students across the country
Selection Process :
The applicants for scheme will be shortlisted for interviews 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.
iii. All the applications will be received and shortlisted by HO for final selection through interview by respective units. The final selection of the students from amongst the shortlisted candidates (as per seat allocation under SIS 2022-23) will be done at the respective units (ROs/TEs).
iv. No TA/DA will be paid to the students appearing for the Interview
Important Dates :
LAst Date to apply : March 31st ,2022
8 weeks(minimum)to to 12 weeks (maximum)
Stipend/ month :
RS 18000 per month +Field visit allowance + Travel allowance + Miscellaneous expenses on declaration basis
IMPORTANT LINKS :
OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF NABARD : CLICK HERE
NOTIFICATION ON NABARD INTERNSHIP SCHEME 2022 : CLICK HERE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS : CLICK HERE
REGISTER ON THE PLATFORM : CLICK HERE
OFFICIAL APPLICATION LINK : CLICK HERE
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