Millet Trainer-2

Vacancy Announcement- SHODH/06/23/MT-1 

Position: Millet Trainer-2

Position Overview: 

SHODH is seeking an enthusiastic and self-driven candidate for the position of 

Millet Trainer (2) for its project in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. The position is required to operate from SHODH Head Office, New Delhi with travel to the project districts.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the smooth implementation of 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. 

Key Duties:

Mobilisation, training & capacity building 


  • He/she will provide training on millets farming to the farmers
  • He/she will work closely with Project coordinator and Millet Expert trainer.
  • He/she will be responsible for adhering to the training module, and provide correct and accurate information to the farmers regarding millets faming.
  • He/she will responsible for collect and provide all kind of field data and
  • He/she will responsible for planning and organising training, millet seed distribution, seed bank, organise millets training in each district.
  • He/she will develop & build networks with the enrolled farmers and timely feedback collection.
  • To provide technical support to the farmers.
  • As per need provide hand holding training to the farmers.
  • To help for UP FPO Shakti portal registration
  • Millet seeds distribution in all 4 districts
  • Organise exposure visit to millets farming site.
  • To collect & consolidate data from the field and provide on daily/weekly/monthly/yearly.
  • Any other additional work assigned by reporting officer.

Education Qualification:

  • Masters’ degree in Agriculture and or Social Work from a reputed university with relevant agriculture experience.


  • 2- 4 years of professional experience in training, mobilisation and implementing agricultural projects.
  • Experience in millet sector will be an asset.
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys.

Other Competencies:

  • Proficiency in MS-Excel, MS-Word and e-mail and Internet.
  • Ability to work in a team and across functions
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Report writing

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.

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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.