Vacancy Details

Vacancy Number 16010101509
Post  Joint Director (Crops Development Directorates)
Classification  
Ministry/Administration  Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Department/Office  Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
Organisation  Crops Division

Number of Posts and Reservation

UR EWS OBC SC ST PH Total
2 0 0 1 0 1 3

PH Reservation Details

PH Type PH Category 
Deaf and Hard of Hearing D-Deaf
Deaf and Hard of Hearing HH-Hard of Hearing

Post Description

Pay Scale   Rs. 15,600-39,100 ( PB-3) plus Rs. 6,600 (Grade Pay) (Total emoluments excluding T.A. and HRA at the time of initial appointment be Rs. 48618/-p.m. approximately)
Age   Not exceeding 45 years as on normal closing date. . Not exceeding 50 years for Scheduled Castes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. 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)   A. EDUCATIONAL
Post Graduate degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences.
B. EXPERIENCE
Five years’ experience in the area of production and productivity and other related aspects in food/cash crops e.g., Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane /Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice. Five years’ experience in the area of production and productivity and other related aspects in food/cash crops e.g., Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane /Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice.

Note-I The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

Note-II The qualification regarding experience are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes in respect of posts reserved for them, if at any stage of selection, the Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the posts reserved for them.
Desirable Qualificaiton (s)   (i) Doctorate based on work in plant breeding and genetics with particular reference to food and cash crops (Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane/Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice).
(ii) Knowledge of the latest development and current research and extension work in food and cash crops (Oilseeds/Jute/Cotton/Sugarcane/Pulses/Wheat/Millet/Rice) and familiarity with the problems relating to their production.
(iii) Expertise in writing technical reports of the above crops.
(iv) Administrative experience.
Duty(ies)   (i) To assist Central Government to plan, coordinate and monitor crops development programmes
(ii) To coordinate with States/UTs to implement programmes relating to increase in production and productivity of crops.
(iii) To interact national/state institutions in planning the production of seeds and for organizing training courses.
Probation   One year
Head Quarter   New Delhi(Will be posted in any of the eight Crops Development Directorates in India)
General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Other Details   The posts are permanent.
Any Other Conditions  
    
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