Job Vacancy of Field Officers at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

ORG- Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Closing Date- 29th September, 2019

About IIT Mandi
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi is an autonomous engineering and technology university located in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

What is Farmer zone project?
FarmerZoneTM is DBT (Department of Biotechnology) funded project aimed at developing a cloud platform that offers advisories to farmers for crop management across different stages of farming. FarmerZone would be providing key analytics to cater to farmer needs, e.g. dealing with climate change, weather predictions, pest control, soil, water and seed requirements, market intelligence, etc.FarmerZone would be a single platform for collecting, curating and analyzing data and distributing it through need-based advisories.

Vacancies available:
Field officer (Project Assistant) – 4 Nos. (To be hired by IIT Mandi, Two candidates to work in Punjab and Two in Uttar Pradesh)

Candidates have to work on following aspects:

  1. Primary survey and registration of potato Farmers in locations assigned Primary and secondary Research, integration with Potato farmers.
  2. Delivery of advisories using Apps and other modes.
  3. Soil collection, data collection and report preparation.
  4. Requires extensive travel and stay in field area.
  5. Any other FZ relevant tasks as assigned by the reporting officer.

The initial appointment will be for a period of one year and can be extended until the end of the project subject to the performance of the candidate and availability of the funding.

Bachelor’s degree in any area with preferable Agriculture/Science as one of the subjects. Candidates possessing higher than the minimum required qualification are also encouraged to apply. Candidate should own two-wheeler with valid driving license.

Skill Required
  1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal with community aspect
  2. A good team player with go-getter attitude and solution-oriented outlook
  3.  Knowledge of local language like Punjabi and Hindi required

Consolidated INR 7,000 to 16,000 per month based on relevant experience.

How to apply
Interested candidates should email their latest CV on by 29thSeptember 2019 with email subject line ‘Application for FarmerZone-Field Officer (Project Assistant)’.

Note:For any additional information, please call Ashok Thakur (+91-8580655830) or email at

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