(Internship Programme) Ministry of Home Affairs for 2013-14

Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs North Block New Delhi

Internship Programme of Ministry of Home Affairs for 2013-14

Ministry of Home Affairs discharges multifarious functions, related to maintenance of internal security in the country, countering terrorism, preventing insurgency etc. Ministry takes proactive steps in all these directions to ensure that end objectives are being met. The resources allocated to the Ministry needs to be effectively channelized to ensure that funds are being utilized for the intended purposes and the objectives of the Ministry are being met. An important tool for ensuring this is an effective internal audit mechanism which brings out the major risks in various processes and ways and means to mitigate those risks.

The internal audit wing of the Ministry is taking up audits of various Schemes of MHA,which includes (1) Internal Audit and Evaluation Priorities- A Risk Assessment Exercise,(2) Evaluation of the current audit methodologies adopted by Internal Audit Wing- its efficacy and improvements thereof (3) Evaluation and formulation of annual audit work plan, (4) Efficacy of the concurrent audit of CCTNS in the overall processes of planning, implementation and monitoring of the project,(5) Identification of services,clients of Departmental Accounting Organization, MHA and formulation of standards and norms for each service, (6) Formulation of a Public Grievance Redressal Mechanism framework for the Departmental Accounting Organization, MHA, (7) Evaluation the service delivery capability of Departmental Accounting Organization, MHA. These topics are however, tentative.

The internship program, given its utility is being continued for the 3rd year. It is expected to be beneficial both for the Ministry as well as for the intern. The Internship Programme will ensure interaction of the officers of the Department with young scholars with sound academic background from the reputed academic institutions of the country. While refreshing ideas from the field of academics will enable the Internal Audit Wing to critically analyze various schemes from a fresh perspective, it would also provide interns with an opportunity to understand the functioning of Government and give them a perspective regarding critical issues related with operationalization of the Schemes of the Ministry.

The interns from the reputed management institutes, National Law Schools, reputed economic institutes, commerce colleges etc would help in giving a new dimension to the internal audit function of the Ministry and would be able to enthuse new ideas into the activity and would be of use to the Ministry as well as to the interns. The interns would be specifically associated with the audit of Freedom Fighter Pension Scheme, Modernization of Police Forces, Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System and any other appropriate assignment considered fit depending upon the background and qualifications.

Guidelines/Salient Features of The Scheme

Objective

  • To familiarize the willing and eligible Undergraduates pursuing five year integrated Course in Law and Graduates pursuing PostGraduation/Postgraduates pursuing Research in Economics/ Finance/Management with the internal audit framework in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

  • It is neither a job nor any such assurance for a job in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Courtesy : Ministry of Home Affairs


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