|Post||Assistant Commissioner (Crops)|
|Ministry/Administration||Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare|
|Department/Office||Department of Agriculture and Cooperation & Farmers Welfare|
Number of Posts and Reservation
|Pay Scale||Rs.15600-391,00/- ( PB-3) plus Rs. 6,600/- (Grade Pay) (Revised to pay matrix level no. 11 of 7th CPC)|
|Age||Not exceeding 40 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant upto Five years as per instructions/orders issued by Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.’|
|Essential Qualificaiton (s)||
Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Extension or Agronomy or Entomology or Nematology or Genetics and Plant Breeding or Agriculture Botany or Plant Bio-technology or Plant Pathology or Plant Physiology or Seed Science and Technology or Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry with three years experience in the area of production and productivity in food or cash crops, e.g., rice or wheat or pulse or millet or sugarcane or cotton or jute or oilseeds in a Central Government or State Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or autonomous body or any recognised institution Or
Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognised University or Institute with four years experience in the area of production and productivity in food or cash crops, e.g., rice or wheat or pulse or millet or sugarcane or cotton or jute or oilseeds in a Central Government or State Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or autonomous body or any recognised institution.
Note-I The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
|Desirable Qualificaiton (s)||Doctorate in the disciplines mentioned under essential criteria.|
I. Planning, implementation and monitoring of crops production oriented schemes like Integrated Farming System Development and watershed development/management in rainfed areas.
II. To maintain a closer interaction with the research on crop production technology and wateshed development in rainfed areas.
III. Project formulation and monitoring of different Projects , Collection and compilation of information relating to Schemes and other related matters.
|Head Quarter||New Delhi but liable to serve anywhere in India.|
General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.
The post is permanent.
|Any Other Conditions|
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