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ADH (Assistant Director of Horticulture): Eligiblity, Work and Salary


ADA (Assistant Director of Horticulture Eligiblity Works and Salary

The Assistant Director of Horticulture, or commonly ADH in its short form, is an agrirticulture officer. It is a rank 2 or grade 2 post under the department of agriculture.

This post is also known as Sahayak Sanchalak Udyaan (सहायक संचालक उद्यान) in Hindi. An SHDO (Senior Horticulture Development Officer) may got promoted to the post of ADH during the later stage of the current post. Although, it is a direct post.

General Info. ADH

Type: Govt. post under the department of horticulture.

Class: 2.

Related Deptt.: Department of Horticulture.

Posting Office: Assistant Director of Horticulture

Nodal officer of: District.

Superior to: SHDO.

Works Under: Director of Horticulture.

Similar post: Assistant Director of Agriculture

What are the qualifications needed to be eligible for this post?

Answer: To be eligible for this post one should have completed  M. Sc. Horticulture.

A student or candidate can not apply without Horticulture degree.

Is B. Sc. Agriculture a Good Subject

Which is the exam related with ADH?

Answer: Generally, it is SPSC (State Public Service Commission). The vacant posts are known as the post of ADH.

What are the works of an ADH, and also describe duties?

Answer: List of works and, descriptions….

a. Work as an assistant of director- As the name suggests, an ada work as an assistant of director, the Director of Horticulture.

b. Work as a head of the department (not HOD)- An assistant director, agriculture, works as a head officer who directs all the staffs to achieve the goals set by the department.

c. Field visit- Time to time field visit..

  1. For the proper execution of different plans and schemes at field level.
  2. For the inspection of field staffs.
  3. Any local programme such as Kisan Mela.

Also read: List of Government Jobs in Hortiulture

What is the salary of an ADH?

Answer: The salary of an ADH is 50 thousand+ INR. Grade pay is different for the ADHs of different Indian states.

For a new employee, Generally, it is 54,000.00 INR to 56,000.00 INR.

For better understanding of level, grade pay and salary related to this post see following images (image 01 and 02)

What is the grade pay of an ADH?

Answer: The grade pay of a assistant director of agriculture is 5610 INR. Grade pay is different for the adas’ of different Indian states.

The entry level grade pay is 5400. The level of grade pay increases with time.

Also read: List of Government Jobs in Agriculture

Model of grade pay is as follows:

Example: Entry level grade pay – 5,400 >> next level grade pay – 6,600 >> next  level grade pay – 7,500.

For better understanding of level, grade pay and salary related to this post see following images (image 01 and 02.

What are the other govt. posts similar to ADH?

Answer: The other posts similar to ADH are-

  1. ADA or Assistant Director of Agriculture, Department of horticulture.
  2. ADV or Assistant Director of Veterinary, Department of Veterinary.
  3. ADF or Assistant Director of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries.

Syllabus of ADH Exam

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