BPSC Recruitment News: There will be horticulture officers in all the blocks of the state. The process of filling the vacant posts of Block Horticulture Officer has intensified. Horticulture officers will soon be appointed in 318 blocks. To complete the selection process of Block Horticulture Officer, the Agriculture Department has sent the vacancy to BPSC through General Administration. Due to shortage of garden officials, garden related schemes are affected.
At present there are regular horticulture officers in 40 blocks. There are horticulture officers on contract in 148 blocks. After the appointment of 318 Block Horticulture Officers, the posts of Horticulture Officers will be filled in all the blocks. Block Horticulture Officer will be able to get promotion to the post of Senior Horticulture Officer. The post of Senior Block Horticulture Officer has been recognized. For appointment to the post of Block Horticulture Officer, it is mandatory for the candidates to have B.Sc. Agriculture Horticulture. Then must have passed B.Sc Agriculture Elective. The final selection of garden officers will be done after written examination and interview from BPSC.
Farmers will be able to get the benefits of the schemes on time
With the presence of Block Horticulture Officers, the implementation of horticulture related schemes in the villages will be better. This will help in increasing fruit, vegetable and flower production. Farmers will be able to get the benefits of the schemes on time. With this, farmers will be able to get information about diseases occurring in horticultural crops for higher productivity.
The state cabinet had approved the rules last month
Bihar Horticulture Subordinate Service has been established separately from agriculture in the state. With this, the posts of Block Horticulture Officer will be filled in all the blocks of the state under the Horticulture Directorate. For this, Bihar Horticulture Subordinate Service (Agriculture Subordinate Category-7) Block Horticulture Officer Recruitment, Promotion and Service Conditions Rules 2024 have been made. Last month, the state cabinet had approved this rule. Under this rule, the Block Horticulture Officer has been given the opportunity to get promotion at the block level as Senior Block Horticulture Officer and work at the block level. With this, full workforce will be available to the Block Horticulture Officer. Through these, it will help in achieving 100% target of horticulture/garden schemes.
The Horticulture Directorate was formed separately from the Agriculture Directorate in 1989. The Horticulture College at Noorsarai in Nalanda and the Horticulture Research Center at Kishanganj were established.