Government Jobs in Agribusiness management field


Agriculture is regarded as the backbone of the Indian economy and the sector contributes as high as 17.5% to the GDP of the nation in addition to offering wide range of employment opportunities and fulfilling the nutritional and food requirements of the people of the nation.

The sector also offers raw materials for several industries and the sector faces a lot of challenges with the ever-changing business environment, competitive environment, globalization and pace of technological changes. Commercialization of agriculture invites specialized production, positioning of products, packaging activities, transportation, expansion of processing and post-harvest management not only at the domestic level, but also at the international level.

Role of Agribusiness management sector:

To develop the field of agriculture, agribusiness management becomes highly essential and this sector includes takes care of many activities of the agricultural sector under one umbrella like trading and agricultural marketing, agro-processing, agricultural production, agricultural inputs, etc… since these activities can bring about higher value to the agricultural produce. In a developing country like India that too with high dependence on agriculture, agribusiness management becomes highly essential to boost up the economy of the nation.

Recent government job notification in the agribusiness management sector:

The agribusiness management sector employs candidates in various positions and the recent government job notifications that were issued in this sector along with the positions for which applications were invited are given below:

Senior Consultant/junior consultant for development of Masters’ degree in Agribusiness Management – School of Agriculture of Indira Gandhi National Open University

Marketing jobs from Agribusiness management professionals – Department of Agriculture & Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture

Educational qualification:

Candidates who wish to get a job in agribusiness management sector will have to complete their Post Graduation course in agri-business management, which is being offered by most of the agricultural universities in the nation. Some of the premier institutions offering Agribusiness management course in India are:

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Institute of Rural Management, Anand

National Institute of Agricultural marketing, Jaipur

National Institute of Agriculture extension management, Hyderabad

Candidates can take up the agri-business management course from any of these institutions to kick-start their career in this ever-developing field.

Role of Agribusiness Managers:

Agribusiness managers have a great role to play in the development of the Indian economy and their main job is the application of management principles for the development of the field of agriculture. Therefore, these professionals are always in good demand in most of the agriculture-dependent states in India.



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