Application is invited from The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released the official notification of Biodiversity Samrakshan Internship Programme (BSIP) 2021-2022. Interested and eligible students who are willing to learn about natural resource management and biodiversity conservation; support the projects of NBA in various States and Union Territories, and technically assist the State Biodiversity Boards/UT Biodiversity Councils in the discharge of their mandates may apply online for this internship program.
Last Date: 14/08/2021′
Biodiversity Samrakshan Internship Programme Details
Name of the internship program: 3rd Biodiversity Samrakshan Internship Programme (BSIP)
No of internships: 25
Academic session: 2021-2022
Duration of internship: 1 year
Internship Location/s: NBA – Chennai, MoEFCC and UNDP – New Delhi and the State Biodiversity Boards/UT Biodiversity Councils across the country
Stipend: Rs. 22500/- per month
Eligibility Criteria of National Biodiversity Authority Internship Programme
Age Limit: Should be between 21-30 years of age.
Educational Qualification: Postgraduate degree and interest in natural resource management. Candidates pursuing their Postgraduate degree may also apply. However, they are required to submit a copy of their Masters’s Degree by 1 October 2021 to qualify for the internship.
Description of Tasks for BSIP Interns
i) Assist in the operationalization and functioning of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) in the States and Union Territories
ii) Assist BMCs in the preparation of People’s Biodiversity Registers (PBRs)
iii) Assist in the GOI-NBA-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards process
iv) Assist in the implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002
Selection Process of BSIP Internship Program
Candidates who submitted online application for this internship program must appear for an online exam in the month of October 2021 on aspects of natural resource management – specifically pertaining to India’s National Reports (NR5 and NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity, SDG and Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Based on the performance they would be shortlisted for a virtual personal interview in the month of November 2021. Information about specific examination and interview dates will be made available on www.nbaindia.org and www.in.undp.org.
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How to Apply for National Biodiversity Authority Internship Program on Biodiversity
Interested candidates have to apply online for the above internship program through the National Biodiversity Authority website www.nbaindia.org and www.in.undp.org from 1st July 2021 to 14th August 2021.
Online apply starts from – 1st July 2021
Last date for apply – 14th August 2021
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Online Registration link – 1st July 2021.