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Digital India Internship Scheme portal launched

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY) has launched the website of Digital India Internship Scheme.
  • It was launched by Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi.
  • The basic aim of the portal is to provide an opportunity to secure first hand and practical work experience under the guidance of a mentor.
  • The two-month internship (extendable to three months) will start from next month and a certificate will be given to the students on completion of the internship and submission of report.
  • This internship scheme will offer 25 slots in each session – summer and winter.
  • Students pursuing B.E/B.Tech or M.E/M.Tech or dual degrees can apply for internships on the portal.
  • The portal will facilitate students to apply online for internship.
  • Under this scheme, 25 interns will be inducted for period of three months and they will be paid a stipend of Rs. 10, 000 per month.
  • The internship scheme will enable the young students to learn about the working of the initiative of Digital India.
  • It would give exposure to the students about technology policy and decision making of government of India.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Who is the current Information Technology Minister in India?
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Question 2. Which portal has been launched recently by the MeITY related to a transformative initiative of the present Govt.?
Digital India Internship Scheme portal

Question 3. What is the stipend that would be offered to the interns under this scheme?
Rs. 10, 000 per month

Digital India Internship Scheme portal launched Digital India Internship Scheme portal launched Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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