Horticulture Department of Krishna Jobs 2015-2016 for 91 Multipurpose Extension Officers. Government of Andhra Pradesh, Horticulture Department, Krishna District has issued notification for the recruitment of 91 Multipurpose Extension Officer [MPEO] (Horticulture) vacancies. Eligible candidates can apply in prescribed format on or before 18-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.
Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of vegetable garden plant growing. It includes the cultivation of medicinal plants, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops such as grass and ornamental trees and plants. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture. Inside agriculture, horticulture contrasts with extensive field farming as well as animal husbandry.
Horticulturists apply their knowledge, skills, and technologies used to grow intensively produced plants for human food and non-food uses and for personal or social needs. Their work involves plant propagation and cultivation with the aim of improving plant growth, yields, quality, nutritional value, and resistance to insects, diseases, and environmental stresses. They work as gardeners, growers, therapists, designers, and technical advisors in the food and non-food sectors of horticulture.
Horticulture Department of Krishna Jobs 2015-2016 Details:
Recruitment Notification Highlights
Total Number of Vacancies: 91posts
Name of the Post: Multipurpose Extension Officer (Horticulture)
Name of the Category:
1. OC: 27 Posts
2. OC (W): 14 Posts
3. OC (EX-SER): 1 Post
4. OC (EX-SER) (W): 1 Post
5. OC (PH-VH) (W): 1 Post
6. OC (PH-HH): 1 Post
7. OC (PH-VO): 1 Post
8. BC-A: 5 Posts
9. BC-A (W): : 2 Posts
10. BC-B: 5 Posts
11. BC-B (W): 3 Posts
12. BC-C: 1 Post
13. BC-D: 4 Posts
14. BC-D (W): 2 Posts
15. BC-E: 2 Posts
16. BC-E (W): 1 Post
17. SC: 9 Posts
18. SC (W): 5 Posts
19. ST: 4 Posts
20. ST (W): 2 Posts
Last Date for Submission of Application: 18-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.
Candidates maximum age limit must be 18 to 40 years as on 1-7-2015. Upper age limit relaxation as per Govt. of India rules.
Consolidated honorarium of Rs.8,000 per month.
Candidates must have possess 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.
Candidates will be selected based on Merit in Education and Interview.
How to Apply:
The eligible candidates can send their application in prescribed format along with self attested copies of relevant documents addressed to the Assistant Director of Horticulture, D-No: 54-16-9/16, Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Officers Building, Srinagar Colony, Venkateswara Nagar Road, Near Vinayaka Theater, Vijayawada – 520008 on or before 18-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.
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