Member (Official), Ministry of Agriculture



Ministry of Agriculture was established under the Government of India. It was established as an apex body with the aim of having a responsible body for the formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to the field of agriculture in the country. Cabinet Minister Sharad Pawar is the head of this ministry. The Ministry of Agriculture has three departments which includes Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Department of Agriculture Research and Education and Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

Job Profile:

Candidates can apply for the post of Member (Official) in Ministry of Agriculture depending on their educational qualification.


The maximum age limit set for the post is 56 years as on closing date for the reciept of application.

Educational Qualification:

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from any recognized institute or university is required for applying for the specified post in Ministry of Agriculture.

No. of posts: There is no information available about the number of posts.

Pay Scale: Selected candidates will get the prescribed salary of Rs. 37400-67000 + Grade Pay of Rs. 10000.

Selection process:

The final selection of the candidates will be made strictly on the basis of their performance in the personal interview examination.

How to apply: Application form in the prescribed format alongwith the copies of required documents should be mailed at the address:

Department of Agriculture and Cooperation,
Room No.478-A, Krishi Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110001.

Contact Details:

Ministry of Agriculture,
Department of Agriculture and Cooperation,
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.

Last date to apply: 16 September 2010

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