INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – PANDIT DINDAYAL PETROLEUM UNIVERSITY

Every year 56 to 60 boys and girls come in this organization under internship program for last 10 years. They are visiting the sites of various projects run by this organization. They are explained various socio-economic issues by showing them actual situations such as “What should be done for the up lift of weaker section of society? What is their responsibility towards them? What is the difference between the weaker and stronger class? Etc.” In addition to this, awareness about the schemes of social defense is created in rural people. Meetings are arranged with government employees such as Sarpanchs, Talatis cum-Mantri, Asha workers in government offices like Gram Panchayat, AnganVaadi, Health Centers, Skill Development Centers in rural areas and by connecting with gram sabha, efforts are made to understand issues pertaining to village women like problem of drinking water, widhavasahay (help to widow) , vrudhdhsahay (help to old people), schemes for handicapped, schemes for agriculture, Health schemes, usefulness of sanitary napkins, questionnaire with adult girls, the sources from where one can have sanitary napkins from government etc. Also discussions regarding SwachchhataAbhiyan and its implementation are held. Such discussions creates awareness into public. Students are given information on Saradar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited, underground pipe lines, check dams, lift irrigation, PIM, NABARD, training programmes for livelihood etc.