The programme has been launched for fresh engineering graduates. Under the programme, they will get opportunities to work with 4,400 urban local bodies and 100 smart cities in India. The internship will be held for one year. The areas of interests included in the programme are financing, urban planning, environmental planning, sanitation and infrastructure, environmental engineering.
Along with the portal, an online portal of TULIP was also launched. The interested graduates shall apply for internship through this portal.
Both the urban local bodies and the smart cities shall make use of the youths to improve their services to the citizens of the country. The programme has set a target of 25,000 fresh engineering graduates.
The programme will help India solve its manpower shortage problem in implementing several government schemes.