|Post||Assistant Commissioner (Natural Resource Management/Rainfed Farming System)|
|Ministry/Administration||Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare|
|Department/Office||Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare|
Number of Posts and Reservation
|Pay Scale||Level–11 of pay matrix (Rs.67700-2087700)|
|Age||Not exceeding 40 years for as on normal closing date. Relaxable for regular 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 applications, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection.’|
|Essential Qualification (s)||
Master’s Degree in Agronomy or Agriculture with Agronomy as a subject or Agricultural Chemistry or Soil Science or Agricultural Extension or Agricultural Economics or Agriculture Botany or
Master’s Degree in Botany or Forestry or Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
Possessing five years experience in the field of soil and water conservation or soil health management or rainfed or integrated farming and soil survey or problem soil reclamation and project formulation including agro-forestry projects in Central or State Government Department or Union Territory Administration or recognized research institution or Agricultural University or Public Sector undertaking or Semi-Government or Autonomous or Statutory Organization.
Note- 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.
|Desirable Qualification (s)||Doctorate Degree in any of the disciplines mentioned under essential qualification or Master’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.|
|Duty(ies)||Examination & providing technical comments on proposals relating to Soil & Water Conservation, Rainfed Area Development Programme (RADP) including Integrated Farming Systems (IFS) and Agro-forestry etc. Assisting in formulation of project proposals on Soil & Water Conservation, on-farm water management & Micro-Irrigation Systems for improving Water use efficiency.|
|Headquarters||New Delhi with liability to serve anywhere in India or abroad|
|Other Details||General Central Services, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial. The post is permanent.|
|Any Other Conditions|
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