Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship

Fellowship Amount:-
1) In category A Rs. 500/- per month for a period of 1 year

2) In category B Rs. 1,000/- per month for a period of 1 year

3) In category C Rs. 1,000/- per month for a period of 1 year

Last Date to apply:- 19 March 2021

Result Date:- 15 April 2021

About Fellowship:-
The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission invites applications for the award of “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship” to recognize students, community workers/self-help groups, and municipal/sanitary workers who are engaged in tackling the enormous challenge of waste management, scientifically and sustainably. The fellowship is an initiative to empower young innovators who are engaged in community work of waste management/awareness campaigns/waste surveys/studies, etc. as Swachhta Saarthis and implement actions to reduce waste for a greener planet.

Eligibility criteria:-
1) School students from 9th to 12th standards engaged in waste management community work come under Category-A

2) College students from College/University/Institutions – UG, PG & Research students engaged in waste management community work come under Category-B

3) Citizens working in the community and through Self Help Groups (SHGs), municipal or sanitary workers working beyond specifications of their job requirement/descriptions come under Category-C. A maximum of 2 citizens from the same SHG can apply.

Selection criteria:-
1) Relevance of the work already done by the applicants

2) Innovative solutions implemented in their activities

3) Practicality for replication of the activities undertaken

4) Engagement of the peers / community

5) Proposed action plan for a year

6) Expected outcome and impact

Award:-
1) In category A, Swachta Saarthis will receive Rs. 500/- per month for a period of 1 year

2) In category B, Swachta Saarthis will receive Rs. 1,000/- per month for a period of 1 year

3) In category C, Swachta Saarthis will receive Rs. 1,000/- per month for a period of 1 year

4) Best performing fellow in each category will be recognised as the Swachta Saarthi of month

5) At end of the year, 10 best innovative projects / initiatives / demo model/ prototypes/ reports will gain recognition under the programme

Contact:-
Email:- sbub@investindia.org.in
Website:- https://www.psa.gov.in/mission/waste-wealth/38

Link To Apply:
https://www.wastetowealth.gov.in/fellowship-form

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2 thoughts on “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship”

  1. I would like to work in a innovative way with rural shgs on solid liquid waste management and change their livlihood ,please help

    1. Yes you can do so. But currently you won’t be able to apply for the respective scholarship. The last date of application has passed away. We would request you to apply for next if same scholarship is available.

      Thank you
      Regards
      Team Maxima

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