NEW DELHI: The government has extended the registration deadline for the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship till June 15.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the internship during his 'Mann Ki Baat' address on April 29.
"Students of higher education institutions and members of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan can now register for the internship till June 15. Earlier, the last date for registration was till May 15.
"The extension has been given to facilitate the youth across the country, particularly those in colleges who would be pre-occupied with academic matters and examinations," a government statement read.
Students and NYKS youths can sign up for the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship by logging on to the portal www.sbsi.mygov.in.
The interns would be required to complete at least 100 hours of sanitation-related work in villages which would qualify them for 'Swachh Bharat Certificates'.