ICAR-National Research Center For Banana
Name of The Post:
Senior Project Assistant
Junior Project Assistant
Applications are invited to engage 17 Posts purely on contractual basis under various projects at ICAR-NRC for Banana. Eligible candidates are requested to apply this details are given below.
Number of the posts:
Research Assistant : 03
Senior Project Assistant : 08
Junior Project Assistant : 06
Research Assistant : Rs.24,0000/-
Senior Project Assistant : Rs.18,000/-
Junior Project Assistant : Rs.15,000/-
Research Assistant : 21-45 years
Senior Project Assistant : As per Organization rules
Junior Project Assistant : As per Organization rules
Research Assistant : First Class in M.Sc. (Bio-chemistry/ Chemistry/ any other field of science. with at least 3 years experience in the Research filed and proficiency in operation of GC-MS, analysis of samples and report generation
Senior Project Assistant : First class in M.Sc( Agricultural Entomology with at least 3 years research experience.
Junior Project Assistant : First class in B.Sc(Agriculture/ Horticulture)
About Organization :
ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana was established on 21st August 1993 at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu by ICAR, New Delhi with an aim to increase the production and productivity of banana and plantains through mission mode basic and strategic research approaches. The Centre works on four major thrust areas of research viz., Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Post Harvest Management and Crop Protection. It has well-equipped laboratories for tissue-culture, bio-technology, soil science, nutrient management, physiology, biochemistry, entomology, nematology, fungal, bacterial, viral pathology and post harvest technology research. In late nineties, 10 collection surveys through explorations were made. Wild banana germplasm from the North-Eastern states, Western Ghats and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and also exotic banana accessions from International Transit Centre (ITC), Belgium through NBPGR, New Delhi were introduced. The Centre has completed seven in-house research projects and eleven are in progress in the 11th five year plan. In addition to Centre’s in-house projects, 26 externally funded projects by AP Cess fund of ICAR, NATP, DBT, NHB and INIBAP were completed. The Perspective Plan and Vision 2030 documents on the research priorities and also inputs from the QRT and RAC were published. The Centre conducts two meetings of Institute Research Council to review the on-going research projects and also to incorporate the RAC recommendations. The vision of the centre is to increase the production and productivity of bananas and plantains to meet the growing need in India.
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