Applications are invited by Crops Division of DAC&FW for engagement under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) fcrr the following positions on contract basis for a period of one year.
Qualification and Experience : i. Doctorate degree in Agronomy/Agriculture Extension/ Soil Science/ Plant Breeding / Crop Improvement/ Plant Protection or M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering with minimum 15 years of field experience in crop production / mechanization. In case of departmental candidate (retired) having experience in the relevant field with at least 5 years as Deputy Commissioner or above. ii. Ability to analyze data and preparation of projects, writing reports/seminar notes /articles as evidenced by publication in National and International Journals. iii. The person should have the ability of team leadership & motivation. iv. Proficiency in computers like MS-Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet etc.
Duties Required i. To provide technical guidance to the Mission Director/officers of the Department on matters related to NFSM. To examine action plans and to develop standardized formats for components of action plans. ii. To assist States in planning, formulation of NFSM action plans, whenever required. iii. To provide technical assistance to NFSM staff in scrutinizing the action plans received from the States. iv. To follow progress with respect to established time-lines and indicators for completion of each activity. v. To monitor the quality of implementation of various interventions proposed in the Mission for improving the production of NFSM Crops. vi. To assist Mission Director and other senior officers in synchronizing and synergizing with other divisions of DAC&FW; State governments; State agriculture Universities; ICAR research institutions and other stake holders on technical front. vii. To facilitate formation of teams for monitoring the progress of works in the States and provide technical guidance to them in conducting monitoring and evaluation. viii. To coordinate the work of State Project Management team and District Management Team. ix. To visit the States periodically to provide technical guidance and impart knowledge about best Practices. x. To assist in the conduction of specific central and regional workshops. xi. To analyze the data received from various States and to come up with suggestion wherever improvements are required in the execution of the activities. xii. To coordinate the implementation of DBT in the state and district levels. xiii. Documentation and dissemination of contribution of various interventions of cluster demonstration and success stories. xiv. To render overall help to the technical staff working in the cell. xv. To perform other tasks specified by Mission Director.
National Seeds Corporation Limited under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare,Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare is an apex body engaged in production of quality seeds and distribution. Qualifications & Experience: Graduate with Associate Membership of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with desirable qualification of Professional Degree in Law. Knowledge of Computer (MS Office) is mandatory. Maximum age limit not exceeding 25 years as on the date of closing of online application