Filling up one post of Director General, National Institute of Plant Health Management (NIPM), Hyderbad on Deputation basis.

Applications are invited from eligible and suitable officers for filling up one post of Director General, National Institute of Plant Health Management (NIPM), Hyderabad, an autonomous body registered under the Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 2001 under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation) required to be filled on deputation basis. The post is in the pay band-4 with a scale of pay of Rs. 37,400-67,000/- plus Rs. 10,000/- (Grade pay). 2. This institute imparts training in human resource development in plant protection technology. Besides, meeting the emerging training needs this institute will function as a centre of excellence and policy support centre in the matters of bilateral/multilateral negotiations on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) matters, plant protection activities, and providing training capability to private sector and farmers. ELIGIBILITY: 3. The eligibility conditions for the post are as under:- (I) Officers of All India Services and Central Services Group ‘A’ empanelled as Joint Secretary to Govt. of India or eligible to be empanelled as such; or With three years regular service in the Senior Administrative Grade; or (II) Officers of the Central Govt.; (a)(i) holding analogous posts on regular basis; or (ii) with three years regular service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in the scale of pay or Rs. 37,400-67,000 plus Rs.8700 (Grade pay) or equivalent; and (b) having eighteen years administrative experience in Group ‘A’ posts. 4. Maximum age limit for appointment by deputation shall not exceed 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications. Period of deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other Organisation/Department of the Central Government shall not ordinarily exceed five years.
5. The officer selected on ‘deputation’ basis will have the option to draw his grade pay plus deputation(duty) allowance or to have his pay fixed in the scale of the post in accordance with DOPT’s O.M. No.2/8/97-Estt.(Pay.II) dated 11.03.1998, as amended from time to time. 6. Applications(in triplicate) in the enclosed proforma, along with the complete and up-to-date Confidential Reports(photocopies of the C.Rs are to be got attested by an officer not below the rank of Under Secretary to the Government of India) and Integrity Certificate of eligible officers who could be spared in the event of their selection, may be forwarded to Deputy Secretary(PP), Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Room No. 244-A, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001, within 45 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in ‘Employment News’. While forwarding the applications, it may also be verified and certified that the particulars furnished by the officers are correct and that no vigilance case is either pending or contemplated against them and no major/minor penalty has been imposed on them during the last 10 years. 7. Please visit for obtaining duties and responsibilities of the post as well as proforma. Applications received after expiry of last date or without the A.C.Rs, Vigilance Clearance, Integrity Certificate and a statement of major/minor penalty, if any, imposed on the officers during the last 10 years or otherwise found incomplete, shall be rejected.

General Greenhouse Management

Greenhouse Construction
Climate Control in GH Structures
Greenhouse Management: Soil Sterilization and preparation, cultural practices in flower and vegetable cultivation
Irrigation and Fertigation Technology
Crop Protection
Post Harvest and Marketing

Marketing of Horticultural Produce

Importance and Scope
Post-Harvest and Handling
Marketing Channels
Domestic & Export Marketing : Potential Markets & Procedures
Logistics and Planning
Marketing of Allied Products


Bank of Maharashtra
Minor Irrigation for Agriculturists scheme for purchase of various irrigation equipments.
Mahabank Kisan Credit Card scheme for cultivation of crops, meeting the short-term credit needs of farmers.
Farm Mechanisation for Agriculturists scheme for Purchase of Tractors/Power tillers, Harvesters, Threshers & other farm
Animal Husbandry scheme for Purchase of animals, Poultry- Broiler Farm, Layers Farm, Hatchery Sheep/Goat Rearing Construction
of Byre, and Purchase of Machinery Working Capital Requirements under
Scheme for Cultivation of fruit crops-mango, Pomegranate, Grapes etc.
Scheme for providing finance to set up of Agri-Clinics/Agribusiness Centers.
Scheme for Financing Farmers for Purchase of Agricultural land.
Scheme for Financing Two Wheelers to Farmers
Scheme for Providing Loans to Farmers for Purchase of consumer durables
Scheme for Hi-tech projects in agriculture.
Rural Godown Scheme (Gramin Bhandaran Yojana) for scientific storage of agricultural produce.
Minor Irrigation for Agriculturists

Purpose :
Digging of new wells, revitalization of existing well, purchase of oil engine, electric motor, pump set installation of pipe line, sprinkler, irrigation, drip irrigation, tube well, bore well, etc.
Eligibility : Agriculturist who owns agricultural land.
Amount : For new dug wells as per the NABARD Unit costs for equipments/estimates.
Repayment : Depending upon the repaying capacity 7 to 11 years.
Security : Mortgage of land, Hypothecation of movable assets and guarantors.
Other Terms & Conditions :
Proposed well should be located in white watershed area. It should not be in dark watershed area.