Internship Experience @ Helpage India, Mumbai

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Esha Himadri, Institute of Law, Nirma University

Name of the organisation, Location (city), Team strength

Helpage India, Mumbai

Application process with contact Details

You can send a mail to [email protected] along with a detailed CV

Duration, Timings

9:30 to 5:30, 5 days a week

First impression, First day formalities, Infrastructure

First impression was welcoming. Located in Andheri, it is well connected to the local trains as well as the metro facility. An introduction to the staff and the work was given.

Main Tasks

Since I was assigned to the counselor of Helpage India, my main work revolved around the Helpline number which was for the elderly people.

Mainly research work was given related to the “Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007”.

Was also involved in various legal cases related to the same.

Work environment, People

The work environment is not too hectic. Involves field work and visits.

Best Things

You get to handle helpline calls directly which will improve upon your communication skills and also give you a deeper insight about the societal issues that the senior citizens generally face.

Bad Things

None

Stipend

None

Biggest Lessons 

To see how the legal system of India is trying to support the cause of safety and security of senior citizens.

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