Vacancy Details

Vacancy Number 23010101214
Post  Deputy Commissioner (Horticulture)
Classification  
Ministry/Administration  Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Department/Office  Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Organisation  Other

Number of Posts and Reservation

UR EWS OBC SC ST PwBD Total
1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Post Description

Pay Scale   Level-12 (Rs.78,800-2,09,200/-) in Pay Matrix as per CCS (R.P.) Rules, 2016. Total emoluments excluding T.A. & HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.78,800/- plus DA p.m. as applicable approximately)
Age   Not exceeding 50 years as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central Govt. / UT Govt. servants upto five years as per the instructions issued by the 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 Qualification (s)   A. Educational-

Master’s Degree in Horticulture or Agriculture or Botany with specialization in horticulture or equivalent* from a recognized University.

*Equivalent means 1. Floriculture & Land Scaping 2. Fruit Science/Pomology, 3. Vegetable Science/Olericulture, 4. Agroforestry, 5. Plantation, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic crops.

B. Experience-

Ten years experience in horticulture development or research or production or extension

Note- The Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing, in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
Desirable Qualification (s)   Doctorate degree in horticulture or equivalent* from a recognized University.

*Equivalent means 1. Floriculture & Land Scaping 2. Fruit Science/Pomology, 3. Vegetable Science/Olericulture, 4. Agroforestry, 5. Plantation, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic crops.
Duty(ies)   To provide essential link between State and Central Governments in solving problems in horticulture production and providing authoritative recommendations for use of Agricultural Officers and extension workers at field level. To execute the agricultural production campaign in the field of horticulture crops viz, cashewnut, coconut, Areca nut, Spices, Horticulture Vegetables, Oil Palm, fruits and aromatic plants. To monitor implementation of horticulture plans, schemes & projects of different states.
Probation   One year
Headquarters   New Delhi with liability to serve anywhere in India or abroad.
Other Details   General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.The post is permanent.
Any Other Conditions  
    
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