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Internship Details

About Internship:

The Jai Kisan Internship Program is run by Jai Kisan Andolan, a campaign wing of Swaraj Abhiyan, led by Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. It is an opportunity for students and youth to work on policy issues concerned with agriculture, to understand the agrarian crisis of India, and to develop an understanding of the possibilities and pitfalls in addressing it.
The Program aims to:
• Augment career choices of Interns in alignment with nation building and civil society opportunities
• Help Interns innovate-invent-deploy bottom of pyramid solutions that have the potential to change India
• Sensitize Interns to the problems facing rural India in general and agrarian communities in particular
• Help Interns develop the spirit of active citizenship in themselves
• Create tomorrow’s leaders who are anchored in an understanding of rural India
• Harness India’s best young minds to work on constructive rural programs and
agricultural agendas

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Researching local and policy issues faced by farmers
• Liasoning with government officers and other related people
• Being part of teams working on social media, website content management, graphic
designing, creation of interactive videos, etc.
• To study and understand the ordinances, Acts, laws, judgments and orders related to
agriculture and agrarian issues
• To collect and document data related to farmers' issues
• To research government policy and relevant laws that have significant implications
for agriculture in India
• Interacting with and learning from activists and professionals focused on agricultural,
environmental, food policy and legal issues such as farmers’ loans, marketing of
agricultural products, Minimum Support Prices and food safety.
• To conduct investigations and analyses on agrarian issues, to inform and guide
agricultural policy making.

Perks:

1.Food and accommodation shall be provided.

No. of Positions

5

Skills Required

Application Deadline

Apply by: 20th Apr `18

Stipend

Expenses Covered

About Company

The Jai Kisan Internship Program is run by Jai Kisan Andolan, a campaign wing of Swaraj Abhiyan, led by Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. It is an opportunity for students and youth to work on policy issues concerned with agriculture, to understand the agrarian crisis of India, and to develop an understanding of the possibilities and pitfalls in addressing it.

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