NRAA RECRUITMENT 2022 | Apply Online

NRAA RECRUITMENT 2022 | Apply Online

5 May, 2022


To make rainfed agriculture an economically viable enterprise for improving livelihood and welfare of farming community, by adopting appropriate strategies compatible with agro-ecology, agro-biodiversity and sustainability. To promote prosperity of farmers and ensure inclusive growth in rainfed areas of the country on a sustainable basis.

To serve the nation’s agriculture sector by developing competence as an expert body, and provide the much needed inputs in terms of information, knowledge, technology and management practices to all the stakeholders concerned with up-gradation and management of the country’s rainfed agriculture systems including the dryland agriculture. To act as an overarching organization for frontline piloting of innovations and emerging technologies in rainfed agriculture. To serve as a platform for convergence & coordination of various programmes / schemes / projects /other initiatives relating to rainfed agriculture systems, with a view to realizing synergy at both planning and implementation stages.



To promote efficiency & effectiveness in delivery of schemes / programmes / projects / other initiatives, that target the rainfed agriculture, region and farmers by ensuring proper and timely advise, guidance and supervision, besides undertaking evaluation studies. To serve as the source of information and data base on all aspects of rainfed agriculture, including rainfed farmers. To develop comprehensive drought proofing plans, and undertake time bound implementation through the state governments, beginning with 150 most vulnerable rainfed districts, identified through NICRA study.


Filling up of three posts of Director (Technical Discipline) General Central Service, Group A’, Gazetted, Non- Ministerial on deputation (including short term contract) basis in NRAA-reg:-


Name of The Post

No of Vacancies




1) Director

 Age Limit:

✔️ Maximum 56 Yrs


 Pay Scale:- Rs.1,31,100-2,16,600/- (Level-13 A)


Educational Qualification:

✔️ Water Management : Master degree in Water Resources or Hydrology or Soil Sciences or Soil and Water Conservation Engineering or Earth Science or Geohydrology or Remote Sensing from a recognized university or institute

✔️ Forestry: Master’s degree in Forestry or Wild Life Science from a recognized university or institute.

✔️ Animal Husbandry and Fisheries: Master’s degree in Veterinary Science or Animal Husbandry or Dairy Technology or Fishery Science from recognized university or institute Twelve Years’ experience in the concerned subject or area of discipline of the post.


 Application Fee:



Selection Process:

✔️ Deputation


 How to Apply: (CLICK HERE)

✔️ Step-1: Interested candidates with qualifications as above Candidates are requested to ensure their eligibility like age, qualification etc. before appearing for the interview

✔️ Step-2: Applicants are requested to carefully go through the full text of the advertisement and the instructions in particular.

✔️ Step-3: Candidates having essential qualifications will only be considered for interview.

✔️ Step-4: The required documents mentioned at the end of Annexure, may be forwarded to Shri Bikram Singh, Section Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, 2nd Floor, NASC Complex, Dey Prakash Shastri Marg, Pusa, New Delhi-110012, within 60 days of the publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

✔️ Step-5: The communication is also available on the website & Application not forwarded through proper channel or those received without the requisite certificates and necessary documents will not be entertained. The candidates who apply for the post will not be allowed to withdraw their candidature subsequently.

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Last date for receipt of applications may be forwarded within 60 days of the publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

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