The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (formerly Ministry of Agriculture), a branch of the Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws related to agriculture in India. The three broad areas of scope for the Ministry are agriculture, food processing and co-operation. The agriculture ministry is headed by Minister of Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar. Abhishek Singh Chauhan, Krishna Raj and Parsottambhai Rupala are the Ministers of State.

Job Descriptions

Post Name Remuneration Experience Essential Qualification Desirables
Consultant on contractual basis (3 nos.)1. Climate Change 2. Agriculture & Horticulture and 3. Live stockRs. 70,000/- per month At least 10 years of field experience in farming system/natural resource management/monitoring information system/programme evaluation or 5 year’s experience in the rank of Additional Commissioner or above in Government of India, handling agriculture programmes Master degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry/Veterinary/Animal Sciences/Botany or Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Engineering/Environmental Sciences.Preference will be given to candidates with doctorate degree in the above disciplines.  Good knowledge of computer and ability to utilize available computer based utilities.  Ability to process, analyse and prepare reports, notices, articles etc.  The person should have the ability of team leadership & motivation.
Application to be submitted online only in the prescribed format available at www.agricoop.nic.in under the menu “Recruitment”.  No physical applications will be considered.  After the last date of submission of online application the candidates found eligible after the scrutiny shall be invited for interview –cumselection at New Delhi as per the date, time and venue to be intimated on the e-mail address furnished by the candidates in their application.  No TA/DA shall be paid for appearance in the interview
Confidentiality of data/ documents, conflict of interest etc.
The ownership of the data collected as well as deliverables produced during period of engagement shall remain with the DAC&FW/ Government.  He/ she shall not utilize or publish or disclose or part with, to a third party, any part of the data or statistics or proceedings or information collected for the purpose of his assignment or during the course of assignment for the DAC&FW and afterwards also without the express written consent of the DAC&FW.  He/ she shall be bound to hand-over the entire set or records of assignment to the DAC&FW before the expiry of the contract, and before the final payment is released by the DAC&FW.  He/ she will be required to furnish oath of secrecy in the prescribed format at the time of reporting for the assignment.  He/ she may not without any specific approval of the authorities in DAC&FW publish books, articles, literatures or any kind of media communication in his/her name using the information or material being dealt by him/her during the period of consultancy.  During the period of assignment he/ she will abide by the provisions of Indian Official Secrets Act, 1923 and will not divulge any information gathered by him during the period of assignment to anyone who is not authorized to know / have the same.

Start Date :1-7-2019

End date :26-7-2019

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