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Job Title:Deputy Commissioner (Seeds)
Job Location:New Delhi
No. of Positions:01
Employer:Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare
Classification of Post:General Central Service Group‘A’ Gazetted Non-ministerial
Pay Scale:(PB:3) Rs.15600-39100) +Rs.7600 Grade Pay
Last Date to Apply:05-07-2016

Service :
(i) Holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department; or (ii) With five years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in posts in Pay Band:3, Rs.15600- 39100 with Grade Pay of Rs.6600 or equivalent in the parent cadre or department; and

Qualification :
(i) Master’s degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy or Plant Breeding and genetics or Seed Technology or Agricultural Botany from a recognized University or Institute.
(ii) Eight years experience in the field of Seed Production or Seed Marketing or Seed Certification or Seed Testing or Seed Quality Control in a Government office or Public Sector Undertaking or Agricultural University or Autonomous or Statutory Body or any recognized Institution.
Desirable: Doctorate degree in Seed Technology from a recognized University or Institute.

Age Limit :
The maximum age-limit for appointment by deputation (ISTC) shall be not exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications.

Responsibilities :
1) Monitoring of all matters relating to minimum seed certification standards and seed testing procedures.
2) Maintenance of National Register of Released Varieties.
3) Formulating guidelines relating to Seed Certification and assisting the Central Seed Committee in matters relating to administration of the Seeds Act.
4) Providing secretariat help to the Central Seeds Committee and Central Seed Certification Board convening their meeting and monitoring implementation of the decisions taken by the two bodies.
5) Monitoring enforcement of seed Law throughout the country.
6) Overall charge of the secretariat of Central Seed Committee and Central Seed Certification Board set up under the Seeds Act, 1966.
7) Charge of the Secretary of the Central Seed Committee and Central Seed Certification Board as required under the provision of section 3(7) and 8(E) of Seeds Act, 1966.
8) Coordination of Functions of the Central Seed Committee and Central Seed Certification Board and providing Liaison between the CSC and CSCB and Central and State Governments.
9) Handling the National Register of Released Varieties including maintenance of detailed record of all released varieties of various crops in the country

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