About the Program

UNDP India is supporting the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), and the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) have launched the ‘Biodiversity Samrakshan Internship Programme’, a unique initiative to promote youth participation in conservation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Postgraduate degree and interest in natural resource management
  • Must be between 21 – 30 yrs of age as on 10th October 2022


  • ₹ 22,500/month

Roles and Responsibilities

Selected candidates will assist MoEF&CC, NBA, State Biodiversity Boards, Union Territory Biodiversity Councils and UNDP India in the following tasks:

  • Operationalization and functioning of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) in the States and Union Territories
  • Help Biodiversity Management Committees in the preparation of Peoples’ Biodiversity Registers
  • Coordination towards GoI-NBA-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards
  • Implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002


  • Interns will be placed in NBA – Chennai, MoEFCC and UNDP – New Delhi and the State Biodiversity Boards/UT Biodiversity Councils across the country.

Important Dates

Registration and submission of Form
Friday01st July 2022
Last Date of Submission of Form
Tuesday30th August 2022
Date of ExaminationSaturday15th October 2022(Tentative)

How to Apply

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