Asmat Winter Internship Program 2016: Applications are now open!


Come December and Asmat NGO will be heading back to Soda village in Rajasthan for conducting a comprehensive program on a host of socio-civic issues. Currently, they are inviting applications for their Winter Internship Program 2016. A batch of interns will be selected to plan the program and head down to Soda in December for fourteen days to implement the same. If you’ve always felt strongly about development and the debates surrounding it, now is your time to contribute, and play an active role. Now is the time to switch from empty talk to focused action.

To apply, head to:

Last date to apply: 15th September’2016





Asmat is an NGO founded and run by students of Delhi University. It aims to bring about a concrete change at the grassroots level via youth mobilisation. We have adopted a village in rural Rajasthan – Soda, where we have been working on issues of education, governance and sensitisation since October 2013 under the guidance of its Sarpanch, Ms. Chhavi Rajawat who is the first woman Sarpanch in India with an MBA.



The group of interns will be involved in the planning stage of the program starting from October-December through regular meetings with the Asmat team in Delhi. For fourteen days in December (tentatively mid-December-end December), the interns will be living and working in the village over the course of fourteen days each, and implementing their program.

Tentative Dates: Mid December-end December (exact dates subject to change post consultation with the interns and Asmat team members)

  • Accommodation and food shall be provided at the Sarpanch’s residence at nominal costs.
  • We shall provide food but interns to carry their own bedding and any medication that they might need.



Being a part of the program will:

  • Lead to a first-hand understanding of issues at the grassroots level.
  • Help redefine reality of village life, highlight the problems faced and solution possible, specifically solutions that students can be a part of.
  • Give the students an opportunity to dwell upon the field of development and have questions answered by an eminent personality working in the field.
  • Being part of a network of like-minded youth and a budding youth organisation.


  • Certificate of volunteering given by an NGO registered under the societies registration Act, 1860 and Letter of Recommendation if exemplary work during the program.
  • Working towards the development of a village under the guidance of first woman Sarpanch in India with an MBA – great addition to your resume.


  • Train Tickets (to Jaipur)
  • Cost of bus from Jaipur to Soda
  • Living cost and cost for food which will be at very nominal rates
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To apply, you need to be 16 years or older. We require parental approval from those below 18. We are open to interns from any stream or course. Please note that you will be required to research intensively and plan creatively for the various areas you will work on in the village.


To apply, please fill the form here:

Please note that APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 11.59 PM, 15th September, 2016.

In case of any queries, please do not hesitate to contact:

Raghuvendra: +91 9818173795 

Kunal: +919891645510

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