Internships at Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre | Source: ncfc.gov.in
Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre (MNCFC), an attached office of Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, has announced the ‘MNCFC Internship Scheme’, for Indian Nationals, for one to three months duration.
The internship programme will provide an opportunity for the officers of the MNCFC to interact with young thinking minds with brilliant academic record from reputed institutions. Ideas from budding scholars will prove to be of importance to the practitioners of Remote Sensing in the MNCFC. At the same time, the internship programme will also provide the interns with an excellent opportunity to familiarize themselves with the applications of Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS in Agricultural Assessment.
Eligibility: Applicant should be Indian citizens and should be a final year student in B. Tech in the engineering Branches of Agriculture, Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Civil or should be continuing M.Sc. /M. Tech/M.Sc (Tech) in any of Agriculture, Statistics, Science, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Geography, Geoinformatics, Geospatial, Environmental Science, Remote Sensing & GIS, Engineering Branches of Agricultural, Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Civil. The intern should have excellent academic track-record and should preferably be from a Centre/Institution of excellence.
Domains/areas available for Internship: Remote Sensing, GIS, Image processing, Crop Forecasting, Yield assessment, Agricultural Statistics, Machine learning, Data analysis, Software Development, Drought Assessment, Disaster monitoring, Crop Insurance, Precision Farming, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Horticulture, Soil Moisture, Agro-meteorology and Field Survey etc.
Application: Applications are accepted throughout the year. A maximum of 12 internships would be offered in a single batch. Application for the internship for a month will be accepted up to 10th day of previous month.
Application format is available in the detailed notification given at https://www.ncfc.gov.in/internships.html.
Filled application along with applicant’s CV should be send to the Email, firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a recommendation letter from their Supervisor/Head of Department.