Patna: The Bihar government has decided to introduce a paid internship scheme for students admitted to four-year undergraduate BTech courses in state-run engineering colleges.
The students applying for this internship scheme will get a one-time stipend of Rs 10,000. The scheme can be availed by students studying in the seventh semester of BTech courses in government colleges.
The decision regarding this paid internship program was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The main objective of the scheme is to give exposure to students pursuing the four-year undergraduate course in government-run engineering colleges to the working culture of the departments and its schemes.
It will help in creating opportunities for students and adult learners to acquire skills, knowledge and values for employability through compulsory internship.