Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems
Last Date: May 21, 2009
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Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems invites applications for the post of Programme Coordinators, Field Coordinators, Field Supervisors, Trainers, Marketing Executives
Location : In field station and field offices in various districts of Tamilnadu
CIKS is a registered charitable Trust that has been in existence since 1995. The activities of our Centre are funded through grants from the Central and State Government agencies, private foundations, foreign and multilateral donor agencies. Donations to us are exempt status under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. We also have a permanent registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. Our Registered Office is located at Chennai.
• Our focus area is organic agriculture and activities include - research on identified aspects of organic farming and a large number of extension related efforts involving the farming community. We conduct several training programmes throughout the year for different stakeholders in organic farming and are involved in the production of a wide range of educational material on organic agriculture in English and Tamil.
• We have been working in Kancheepuram, Dindigul, Tiruvannamalai, and Nagapattinam and are now expanding our work to Ramanathapuram and other districts.
• We assist farmers in all aspects of their work relating to cultivation of organic produce starting from procurement of seeds and raw material, training and assistance for certification of their land as organic producers through group certification programmes and build their capacities so that they continue their work even after they are weaned from assistance.
Presently a variety of positions are available such as those listed above and we invite Post Graduates, Graduates and Diploma holders in Agriculture who have a good knowledge of Tamil and English and are prepared to work in any of our field stations in Tamilnadu. Knowledge of Tamil is an absolute requirement. Role and responsibilities will be evolved based on various aspects of their qualifications, experience and our requirements. Salary will match the qualification and experience in respect of each post.
Applications with resume and expected salary may be addressed to : Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems, No: 30, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600 085. Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org highlighting the post applied for on the subject line.