Formulate strategic plan to introduce demand driven and felt need based technological interventions in the State in postharvest storage and inventory to enhance the performance of the co-operatives
Provide strategic technical inputs to the Department in matters related to identification of storage and layout, design criteria, handling technology, material handling, storage plan etc. to increase the degree of attainable handling efficiency
Carry out extensive research and development to identify suitable technological interventions for high yield products of Bihar such as rice, wheat, onion, potato, jute, makhana, tea etc.
Liaise actively with allied Departments in the State such as Animal and Fisheries, Rural Development, Agriculture and others to bring about technical advancements in the sector
Establish networks and liaisons with national and international organizations, such as ADB, FICCI, IPCA, NABARD, Food and Agriculture Organization, ICAR, IARI (Pusa), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Defence Agricultural Research Laboratories (DARLs) Central Bank of India for as Knowledge Partners, Technology Partners and potential funding agencies.
Design capacity building programmes / sessions, Provide guidance and support to the Department / team in relevant domain.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
PG Diploma or Master's degree or higher (full time) in Agricultural Sciences / Food Technology /Agro Processing / Logistics / Management / Business Administration / Supply Chain
Minimum 10 years of post-qualification experience in agriculture sector and / or cooperative sector
Less than 65 years of age as on 1st January 2020
Experience in identifying and implementing technological measures and enhancements in areas of post-harvest handling, storage, distribution and marketing etc.
Proven track record of working with state / central government / bilateral / multilateral organizations (such as UNDP, WHO, NABARD, IFFCO, KRIBHCO, FCI, SFC, NDDB etc.) on programs of similar nature and size
Certificates / Diploma / Courses in relevant areas will add weight to the candidature
Honors / Awards in relevant area will be an added advantage
Perks and BenefitsAs per norms
Salary: INR 16,00,000 - 17,00,000 PA.
Role Category:Senior Management
Desired Candidate Profile
PG:MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization, M.Tech - Any Specialization, Agriculture, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Any Specialization, Food Technology
Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required
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