Vacancy Details

Vacancy Number 23030501311
Post  Joint Director (Crops Development Directorates)
Ministry/Administration  Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Department/Office  Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Organisation  Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Number of Posts and Reservation

2 0 1 0 0 0 3

Post Description

Pay Scale   Level–11 of pay matrix (Rs.67700-208700)
Age   Not exceeding 40 years as on normal closing date. Not exceeding 43 years for Other Backward Classes candidates as on normal closing date in respect of the vacancies reserved for them. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/U.T. Government Servant up to Five Years as per instructions/orders issued by Govt. of India 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

(i) Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, 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 from a recognized University or Institute
Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University or Insitute.

Note 1 Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Union Public Service Commission, for reasons to be recorded in writing, in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.


Three years experience in the area of Production and Productivity or Planning or Development or Extension in Food or Cash Crops Namely Oilseeds or Jute or Cotton or Sugarcane or Pulses or Wheat or Coarse Cereals or Rice in a Government or Semi Government Organization or Public Sector Undertaking or Autonomous Body or Recognized Research Institute or Agricultural University.
Desirable Qualification (s)   (i) Doctorate in the field or subject as prescribed in para(i) above.
(ii) Five years experience in writing technical reports of the above crops.
(iii) Two years of Administrative experience.
Duty(ies)   (i) To monitor various schemes under Crops Development Programmes and Popularization of recent technology of crops.
(ii) To arrange reports on weather, crops prospects, storage, processing movement and prices of crops in the States and send reports regularly to Development proper and other Directorate.
(iii) To study undertake field visits & analyse trends in Weather, Crop area, Production & Liaison with State Government on Crops Development programmes.
(iv) To assist the Director in the Technical Matters.
Probation   one year
Headquarters   Gurugram, Nagpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Bhopal, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
Other Details   General Central Services, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial. The post is permanent.
Any Other Conditions  
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