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Ministry of Agriculture Recruitment 2015 – 01 Vacancy – Director (Forestry) – 67,000 Salary – Master’s Degree,Ph.D

Ministry of Agriculture has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Director (Forestry) through recruitment notification – Ministry of Agriculture Recruitment 2015 –  F. No. 1-21/2015-NRAA. Candidates who have completed Master’s Degree,Ph.D can apply for the new recruitment notification from Ministry of Agriculture.

Eligible candidates can apply offline for the Director (Forestry) Job on or before 16/11/2015. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name :  Ministry of Agriculture
Vacancy Name :Director (Forestry)
Educational Qualification : Any Masters Degree,M.Phil/Ph.d
Total No of Vacancy : 01 post
Salary : Rs.67,000/p.m
Job Location : New Delhi
Last Date to Apply for this job :16/11/2015
Address for the Job Vacancy :National Rainfed Area Authority, A Block, 2nd Floor, NASC Complex, PUSA, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, New Delhi – 110012.

Detail of Ministry of AgricultureDirector (Forestry) Recruitment:

Filling up of the one post of Director (Forestry) in the pay scale of Rs.37400-67000/- + Grade Pay Rs.8900 (PB-4) on deputation including short term contract basis in NRAA – reg. National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA) was established by Government of India on 3 rd November, 2006 to provide much needed knowledge inputs regarding systematic upgradation and management of country’s dryland and rainfed agriculture. NRAA is an advisory, policy making and monitoring body charged with the role of examining guidelines in various existing schemes and in the formation of new schemes. It shall bring about convergence and synergy among the numerous ongoing programmes and shall advise, guide and monitor their progress. The authority is headed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the rank of Secretary to the Govt. of India who is supported by five Technical Experts in the rank of Additional Secretary or Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India and five posts of Director (Technical discipline) and one post of Director (Finance & Administration). The one post of Director (Forestry) is required to be filled up. The requirements for the post of Director are as under

Director (Technical Discipline) (37400-67000) + Grade Pay 8900/- Forestry: (i) Master’s degree in Forestry or Wild Life Science from a recognized university or institute. (ii) Twelve years’ experience in the concerned subject or area of discipline of the post. Desirable: Doctorate Degree in concerned subject or discipline with one year’s experience in handling development programme or schemes in rainfed farming areas.

The exact discipline and qualification shall be indicated at the time of each selection.

Period of deputation (ISTC) including period of deputation (ISTC) in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other organisation or department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed five years. The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation (ISTC) shall be not exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications.

Selection Procedure for Ministry of Agriculture -Director (Forestry) Post: 

Candidates can apply on or before    16/11/2015.

No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.

How to apply for Director (Forestry) Vacancy in Ministry of Agriculture :

For the purpose of appointment on deputation basis, the service rendered on a regular basis by an officer prior to 1st day of January, 2006 or the date from which the revised pay structure based on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission has been extended, shall be deemed to be service rendered in the corresponding grade pay or pay scale extended based on the recommendations of the said Pay Commission, except where there has been merger of more than one pre-revised scale of pay into one grade with a common grade pay or pay scale, and where this benefit will extend only for the post for which that grade pay or pay scale is the normal replacement grade without any up- gradation. Nominations / applications of suitable candidates along with their bio-data in the prescribed proforma may be sent to the address of Director (AH&F / Admn.), National Rainfed Area Authority, A Block, 2nd Floor, NASC Complex, PUSA, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, New Delhi – 110012. The last date for receipt of application / nomination is 16th November, 2015. This details are available on website of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare ( and National Rainfed Area Authority (

Important dates to remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 16/11/2015


Ministry of Agriculture Recruitment 2014 –  F. No. 1-21/2015-NRAA.

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