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Agricultural Research Service:An Overview


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1 Department of Agricultural Extension College of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Agricultural Farm, Burdwan (W.B.), India
2 Department of Soil Science, Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati University, Sriniketan, Birbhum (W.B.), India
     

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The Agricultural Scientists Recruitments Board (ASRB) in pursuance of the recommendations of the Gajendragadkar Committee Report on ICAR, 1972 was established on 1 November 1973 as an independent recruitment agency. Agriculture Research Services abbreviated as ARS is the research services of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), organization under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts all India competitive examination for ARS examination, to recruit entry level posts in the Agricultural Research Services of ICAR. Problems in agriculture now are complex than in the past. To solve complex problems recruitment of competent scientific manpower and putting right person for the right job is need of the hour. To achieve this, every effort will be made for holding merit, integrity and transparency in ASRB examinations, promotions and recruitments. The basic purpose of the service is to set a cutting edge model of education, perform research for its application in agriculture, agro forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, home science and allied sciences. The agricultural research services has been playing a major role in make the country self-reliant as far as production of food grains, horticultural crops, milk, meat, fish and eggs are concerned and the role of the services goes further scathing and challenging owing to widening demand of the country growing at a decadal growth rate of 17.2 per cent.
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Hiralal Jana
Department of Agricultural Extension College of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Agricultural Farm, Burdwan (W.B.), India
Suchhanda Jana
Department of Soil Science, Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati University, Sriniketan, Birbhum (W.B.), India

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The Agricultural Scientists Recruitments Board (ASRB) in pursuance of the recommendations of the Gajendragadkar Committee Report on ICAR, 1972 was established on 1 November 1973 as an independent recruitment agency. Agriculture Research Services abbreviated as ARS is the research services of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), organization under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts all India competitive examination for ARS examination, to recruit entry level posts in the Agricultural Research Services of ICAR. Problems in agriculture now are complex than in the past. To solve complex problems recruitment of competent scientific manpower and putting right person for the right job is need of the hour. To achieve this, every effort will be made for holding merit, integrity and transparency in ASRB examinations, promotions and recruitments. The basic purpose of the service is to set a cutting edge model of education, perform research for its application in agriculture, agro forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, home science and allied sciences. The agricultural research services has been playing a major role in make the country self-reliant as far as production of food grains, horticultural crops, milk, meat, fish and eggs are concerned and the role of the services goes further scathing and challenging owing to widening demand of the country growing at a decadal growth rate of 17.2 per cent.