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Urban Learning Internship Program ‘TULIP’ launched for fresh Graduates

Urban Learning Internship Program ‘TULIP’ launched for fresh Graduates

An online platform for `The Urban Learning Internship Program (TULIP)’ was jointly launched by Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal `Nishank’, Minister, Human Resource Development, Shri Hardeep S. Puri, MoS (I/C), Housing & Urban Affairs, and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Key Points:

  • TULIP is a program that has been launched to provide internship opportunities to fresh graduates in all the Smart Cities and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) throughout the country
  • The internship programme provides fresh graduates with the opportunity to learn through experience in the urban sector.
  • The internship program has been devised in accordance with the 2020-21 Budget announcement done by the Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman under the ‘Aspirational India’ theme.
  • The internship will help in increasing the productive knowledge present in society by following the ‘learning by doing’ approach rather than the ‘doing by learning’ method.
  • The TULIP internship program will help in improving the market value of India’s graduates and create a potential pool of talent in different fields like urban planning, environment, municipal finance, transport engineering, etc.
  • The launch of the program will help in the fulfilment of AICTE and MHRD’s goal of 1 crore successful internships by the year 2025.

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