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Horticulture Department Jobs 2016 for 80 Extension Officers

Horticulture Department Jobs 2016 for 80 Extension Officers. Government of Andhra Pradesh, Horticulture Department, Guntur has released notification for the recruitment of 80 Multipurpose Extension Officer vacancies on contract basis. Eligible candidates may apply in the prescribed format of application on or before 16-1-2016 by 5:00 p.m.

About Guntur District:

Guntur District is located in Andhra Pradesh along the east coast of Bay of Bengal. The district has a coastline of around 100 kilometers. Guntur City is the largest city in the district and administrative center of Guntur District. The district is a major center for learning. Telugu and Urdu are the main languges spoken in this district.

Guntur district covers an area of 11,391 Sq.km, and has a population of 4,465,144 of which 28.80% is urban as of 2001,AD. The Krishna River forms the northeastern and eastern boundary of the district, separating Guntur District from Krishna District. The district is bounded on the southeast by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Prakasam District, on the west by Mahbubnagar District, and on the northwest by Nalgonda District. It is divided into 57 mandals.

Paddy, tobacco, cotton and chillies are the main agricultural products cultivated in the district. Places of historical importance in Guntur District are Amaravathi, Ponnur, Bhattiprolu, Vinukonda, Kotappakonda, Undavalli caves, Gurazala, Macherla, Kondavid fort and the archeological museum in Guntur.

Guntur is a centre of learning and the administrative capital of Guntur district, which is home of historically significant Amaravati, Bhattiprolu and Sitanagaram monuments. The city is also a centre for business, industry, and agriculture. The region is identified as a major transportation and textile hub in India. Additionally, the Guntur area economy has an agricultural component that is internationally known for its exports of chillies, cotton, and tobacco.

Horticulture Department Jobs 2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 80posts

Name of the Posts: Multipurpose Extension Officer

Important Dates for AP Govt. Recruitment 2016:

Last Date for Submission of Application: 16-1-2016 by 5:00 p.m.

Age Limit:

Candidates age between 18 to 40 years as on 1-7-2015. The upper age relaxation for SC/ ST/ BC/ PH as per Govt. Rules.

Pay Scale:

Rs.8,000/- per month.

Educational Qualification:

B.Sc (Hort.,), B.Sc. (Agri.), Horticulture Polytechnic Diploma Holders(Dr. YSRHU/ recognized Universities) and ordinary B.Sc./ M.Sc. with Horticulture (as Optional subjects) in the second preference.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Merit (Educational Qualification) and Interview.

How to Apply AP Govt. Recruitment 2016:

The eligible candidates may send their application in the prescribed format along with attested copies of all relevant documents by Hand/ by Post to the Deputy Director of Horticulture, 1st Floor, G.D.C.M.S. Building, Court Veedhi, Kannavari Thota, Guntur-4 on or before 16-1-2016 by 5:00 p.m.

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