Notification of extending dates for inviting nominations for Norman Borlaug Chair in Ag. Biotechnology for Crop Improvement

NOMINATIONS FOR (ONE) POSITION OF “NORMAN BORLAUG CHAIR IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT” AT IARI – EXTENSION IN THE LAST DATE FOR NOMINATION TO DECEMBER 31, 2009

It is in continuation to the earlier notification of Indian Council of Agricultural Research for inviting nominations for filling one vacant position of ICAR National Professor of “Norman Borlaug Chair in Agricultural Biotechnology for Crop Improvement” at IARI, New Delhi.  The position of Norman Borlaug Chair is in the specific field of agricultural biotechnology for crop improvement at IARI.

The last date for receiving the nominations has been extended up to December 31, 2009.  In view for the above, nominations of eligible eminent scientist / faculty members may kindly be forwarded to the DDG (Education) or the undersigned latest by December 31, 2009 along with their biodata and project proposals in the prescribed format.  The terms and conditions would remain the same as indicated in the letter of DDG (Education) No. 27-8/2009-HRD dated 21st October, 2009  and also notified on ICAR’s website “icar.org.in”.  Detailed format for preparation of the biodata, project proposal and nomination has been given on website “icar.org.in”.  This may kindly be brought to the notice of the eligible scientists of the Institutes / Universities of the National Agricultural Research System (ICAR – AU system). 

Essential requirements for these positions include: (1) minimum eight years of experience as professor / Principal Scientist or equivalent position in the field of agriculture and allied sciences and (2) upper age limit 55 years (as on 25th November, 2009).

Those who have been nominated in response to the earlier (above stated) notification, need not be nominated again. 

ADG (HRD), Education Division, ICAR