Status: The government has launched The Urban Learning Internship Program (TULIP) to provide internship opportunities to fresh graduates in Urban Local Bodies and Smart Cities across the country. The programme aims to provide students with a practical understanding of the functioning of the local governments and help infuse fresh ideas into the workings of local bodies and smart cities. Over 42,000 internship opportunities have been posted so far on the portal, out of which 7300+ internships are finished while 4400+ internships are underway. i ii