The Indian Council of Agricultural Research is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Research Associate purely on contractual basis.
- Ph.D. in Food Science & Technology with 4/5 years of Bachelor’s Degree having first division or 60% marks or equivalent grades with at least two years research experience.
|Employer||Indian Council of Agricultural Research|
|Salary||Consolidated Rs. 40,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd year and consolidated Rs. 38,000/- per month for 3rd year as applicable.|
How to Apply:
Eligible candidates walk-in for the interview with all the requisite original documents.
Date of Interview – 20th December 2016
Time of Interview – 09:00 AM
Venue of Interview – Room No 411, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare , Government of India. Formerly known as Imperial Council of Agricultural Research, it was established on 16 July 1929 as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 in pursuance of the report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. The ICAR has its headquarters at New Delhi.
The Council is the apex body for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country. With 101 ICAR institutes and 71 agricultural universities spread across the country this is one of the largest national agricultural systems in the world.
The ICAR has played a pioneering role in ushering Green Revolution and subsequent developments in agriculture in India through its research and technology development that has enabled the country to increase the production of foodgrains by 5 times, horticultural crops by 9.5 times, fish by 12.5 times , milk 7.8 times and eggs 39 times since 1951 to 2014, thus making a visible impact on the national food and nutritional security. It has played a major role in promoting excellence in higher education in agriculture. It is engaged in cutting edge areas of science and technology development and its scientists are internationally acknowledged in their fields.