Swachhta Saarthi Fellowships - GoI

Fellowships invite applications from students and community workers who have already done work or currently engaged in waste management activities (including awareness campaigns, surveys and research).
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Updated: Mar 03, 2021 04:14:10 pm

Swachhta Saarthi Fellowships - GoI

03 March 2021 Current Affairs:Swachhta Saarthi Fellowships initiated by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser. Highlights: ♦ The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser of GOI launched the "Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship" to recognize students, community workers/self-help groups and municipal/health workers who are committed to science and sustainably respond to the great challenges of waste management. ♦ This is part of “Waste to Wealth” Mission. ♦ " Waste to Wealth " mission is one of the nine national missions of Prime Minister's Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). ♦ Fellowship is an initiative aimed at empowering young innovators with the capacity of Swachhta Saarthis to engage in community management, waste management/publicity campaigns/waste survey/research and other community work, and take actions to reduce the waste of the green planet. ♦ This fellowship aims to enable interested students and citizens to continue their efforts to reduce waste in urban and rural areas. ♦ Fellowships invite applications from students and community workers who have already done work or currently engaged in waste management activities (including awareness campaigns, surveys and research). ♦ The three categories of awards under the fellowship are as follows: ♦ Category A-Open to school students of 9 to 12 standards participating in waste management community work ♦ Category B-Open to college students (UG, PG, research students) participating in waste management community work ♦ Category C-Open to citizens working in the community and through SHG, municipal or health workers who, work beyond their work requirements/descriptions  
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