National Innovation Foundation India
NIF was started with the help of Department of Science and Technology with the main goal of providing institutional support in scouting, spawning, sustaining and scaling up grassroots green innovations and helping their transition to self-supporting activities.
To know more about NIF visit www.nif.org.in
- Description of the project work
To understand and study the technologies developed by the innovators and work along with them to add value to the innovation. NIF has a large number of innovations and the intern would be given an option to choose one after joining the internship. Some of the examples of innovations are
- Rapid Compost Maker: It is a tractor driven machine developed to reduce the total time for converting biomass into manure to 25 -40 days, as against 120-150 days using conventional methods.
- Tree Pruner: It is a tractor mounted device, which makes use of its hydraulic system to move and operate cutters for the pruning of trees which is a very tiresome and time consuming process using conventional methods.
To know about more innovations visit http://6award.nif.org.in/awardprofile-all.php
From May 25th to July 20th
Ahmedabad is the reporting location. The internship requires the interns to do field visits to rural areas nearby
Good skills in respective engineering branches, willingness to work in rural areas with rural innovators.
The complete accommodation, travel and food expenses during the internship will be taken care by the organization.