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Dairying and Fisheries

Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi

The Secretary to the Govt of India, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi invites Applications to fill up one post of Director General (Group ‘A’ Gazetted, Non-Ministerial) in the Pay Band (PB-4) of ₹ 37400-67000/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 8900/- (Pre-revised) in Fishery Survey of India, Mumbai a subordinate office under Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries by Composite method (Deputation (including short term contract) plus promotion) from amongst the Officers under the Central Government or State Governments or Union Territories or Universities or Public Sector Undertakings or Recognized Research Institutions or Councils or Semi Government or Statutory or Autonomous Organizations and possessing the following Qualification/Experience:

a)(i) Holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent cadre or Department


(ii) With two years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in posts in Pay Band (PB-4) of ₹ 37400-67000/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 8700/- (Pre-revised) or equivalent in the parent Cadre or Department and

b) Possessing the following educational qualifications and experience, namely:

(i) Master’s Degree in Marine Biology or Zoology or Oceanography or Fisheries Science or Industrial Fisheries from a recognized University or equivalent or Post Graduate Diploma in Fisheries Science from the Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai;

(ii) Twelve years experience in Marine Fisheries Research and Development out of which at least five years must be actual experience in the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of fisheries resources survey by exploratory fishing, deploying a fleet of vessels.

Note: The Departmental Deputy Director General (Fisheries) in the Pay Band (PB-4) of ₹ 37,400-67,000/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 8700/- (Pre-revised) possessing the qualification and experience at (b) above with two years regular service in the grade will also be considered and in case he is selected for appointment to the post, the same shall be deemed to have been filled by promotion.

The Departmental Officers in the feeder category who are in the direct line of promotion shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment on deputation.

Similarly, deputationists shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment by promotion. The period of deputation (including short term contract) including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other Organization or Department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed five years. The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation (including short-term contract) shall be not exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of the receipt of applications.

The duties and Responsibilities in brief:

i. The Director General will be responsible to the Government for the Scientific, Technical, Administrative and Financial functions of Fishery Survey of India and would exercise the powers delegated to him as Head of Department.

ii. He will translate the Government policies on Fishery Survey of India into action by proper planning and implementation of its activities.

iii. He will provide requisite leadership in Scientific, Technical, Managerial and Operational Functionaries under him and keep necessary direction and control over the functions of Fishery Survey of India.

iv. He would advise the Government on Marine fishery resources, its exploitation, etc. as and when required and represent the Government in Committees, Delegations, etc. when nominated.

v. To carry out any other work as ordered by the Government from time to time.

2. The pay of the officer selected will be governed by the provisions laid dowrn in the Dept. of Personnel & Training OM No. 6/8/2009-Estt. (Pay-Il) dated 17th June, 2010 as amended from time to time.

3. Applications from eligible officers in the given proforma (in duplicate) may be forwarded through proper channel to the Director (FS), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Room No. 154, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi- 110 001 within 60 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the Employment News alongwith upto-date ACRs/APARs for the last 5 years, in original, or photocopies duly attested by an Officer of the Department/Organization, maintaining the APAR of the applicant, not below the rank of Under Secretary alongwith Vigilance Clearance Certificate, Integrity Certificate, Cadre Clearance Certificate and the Certificate of major/minor penalty imposed on the officer during the 10 years of his service. The Cadre Controlling Authority may also certify to the effect that the particulars furnished by the Officer have been verified and found correct.

4. Applications received after the due date or without ACRs/APARs or otherwise found incomplete will not be considered.



1. Name and address in Block letters with e-mail id and contact number

2. Date of Birth (in Christian era)

3. Date of entry into Govt. service

4. Educational Qualifications :

Whether Educational and other Qualifications required for the post are satisfied. (If any qualification has been treated as equivalent to the one prescribed in the rules, state the authority for the same)

Qualifications/ Experience required Qualifications/Experience possessed by the officer
Essential (1)
Desirable (1)

5. Please state clearly whether in the light of entries made by you above, you meet the requirements of the post :

6. Details of Employment in chronological order. Enclose a separate sheet, duly authenticated by your signature, if the space below is insufficient:

Office/Instt. Orgn. Post held From To Pay Band and Grade Pay or Pay Scale Nature of Appointment i.e. whether regular/ Ad hoc/deputation Nature of of duties
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

7. Name of the post held substantively, if any, and the scale of pay thereof :

8. Present pay and date from which it is drawn (scale in which drawn also to be indicated):

9. Additional details about present employment.

Please state whether working under :-

a) Central Government :

b) State Government :

c) Autonomous Organisations :

d) Government Undertakings :

e) Universities :

10. Additional information, if any, which you would like to mention in support of your suitability for the post. Enclose a separate sheet, if the space is insufficient :

11. Whether the officer satisfies all the conditions prescribed for the post viz qualification, experience and service in analogous posts :

12. Remarks if any :






Certified that the particulars filled up by Shri/Smt./Kum ………………………… Designation …………………….. have been verified and found correct. It is also certified that no vigilance case is pending or contemplated against Shri/Smt./Kum ………………………….and his/her integrity is beyond doubt. Character Roll for the last 5 years is enclosed. It is also certified that no major or minor penalty has been imposed on the above officer during the last 10 years of service.



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