Vacancy Announcement- SHODH/06/23/ME-1
Position: Agriculture Experts
SHODH is seeking to empanel multiple consultants for its Markets for Millets project in Bundelkhand. Preferred areas of expertise include climate smart agriculture, water management, agronomy, technical training on millet farming, market linkages and value addition.
The position is required to operate from SHODH Head Office, New Delhi with travel to the project districts.
The consultants will work on designated tasks for the Markets for Millets- UP Accelerator Program, supported by 2030-WRG hosted by the World Bank Group in Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh.
He/she will work in close coordination with the National Programme Management Unit, New Delhi.
About UP Accelerator PRAGATI
To support the Government of Uttar Pradesh’s agricultural transformation, the UP Accelerator PRAGATI (Program for Agriculture Trans-formation and Increased Incomes) was launched by the UP Multi-Stakeholder Platform, supported by 2030 WRG.
UP Accelerator PRAGATI aims to transform agricultural development in the state by signiﬁcantly scaling up the adoption of climate-resilient water management and other small-farmer friendly measures that can help farmers achieve economic gains and other co-beneﬁts such as water efficiency, soil fertility, and reduced agricultural emissions.
Travel Requirement: 50% of the total time in project area (Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur & Chitrakoot- Uttar Pradesh and Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh) and any other location as per the mandate of the project Remuneration/Salary: Depending on the competency of the candidate.
SHODH established in 2005 by a group of social development professionals, is a not-for-proﬁt organization with a vision to make India a malnutrition free nation and works towards empowering marginalized communities and inﬂuencing systemic changes. In line with this, since the past 16 years the organization has worked on numerous initiatives in the thematic areas of Nutrition, Health, Climate-Resilient Agriculture, promoting Micro-entrepreneurship and Livelihood Development. SHODH primarily works with vulnerable communities such as children, women and farmers empowering them to take charge of their lives which is independent, productive and digniﬁed. There are three core verticals in the organisation– Hunger & Malnutrition, Climate Smart Agriculture & Skill development.
SHODH provides safe and non-discriminatory working environment to all its employees. We follow the principle of providing equal opportunity to all applicants and do not discriminate based on race, colour, caste, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, economic status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. All the policies at SHODH, reflect our commitment to diversity in staffing.
To know more about SHODH, please visit – https://shodh.org.in/
Eligible candidates interested in this position may submit a resume accompanied by a cover letter, giving reasons in support of the suitability for the position, by email to [email protected] by or before June 20, 2023. Candidates who can join early may be given preference.
SHODH is an equal employer organisation. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.