Senior Horticulture Development Officer is a non-gazetted class three officer. The pay scale for a newly joined SHDO is 4,200 INR.
This post is also known as Varisth Udyan Vikas Adhikari (वरिष्ठ उद्यान विकास अधिकारी) in Hindi. A SHDO (Senior Horticulture Development Officer) is a block level Horticultural officer.
General Info. SHDO (Senior Horticulture Development Officer)
Related Dept.: Department of Horticulture
Posting Office: SHDO office.
Nodal officer of: Block, department of Horticulture.
Works Under: Assistant Director of Horticulture.
What are the qualifications needed to be eligible for this post?
Answer: To be eligible for this post one should have completed M. Sc. from:
A student or candidate can not apply without Horticulture degree.
Which is the exam related with SHDO?
Answer: Generally, it is SPSC (State Public Service Commission). The vacant posts are known as the post of ADH.
Senior Agriculture Development Officer is similar post to SHDO
What are the works of an SHDO, and also describe duties?
Answer: List of works and, descriptions….
a. Work as an assistant of director ADH– A SHDO works as an assistant of ADH.
b. Work as the head of the department (not HOD)- Senior Horticulture Development Officer works as the head officer who directs all the staffs to achieve the goals set by the department.
c. Field visit- Time to time field visit..
- For the proper execution of different plans and schemes at field level.
- For the inspection of field staffs.
- Any local programme such as Kisan Mela.
What is the salary of a SHDO?
Answer: The salary of an SHDO is 50 thousand+ INR. Grade pay is different for the adas’ of different Indian states.
For a new employee, Generally, it is 50,000.00 INR to 52,000.00 INR.
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Also read: Assistant Director of Agriculture
What is the grade pay of an SHDO?
Answer: The grade pay of a assistant director of Horticulture is 4,200 – 4,800 INR. Grade pay is different for the adas’ of different Indian states.
The entry level grade pay is 4,200. The level of grade pay increases with time.
Model of grade a pay is as follows:
Example: Entry level grade pay – 5,400 >> next level grade pay – 6,600 >> next level grade pay – 7,500.
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Also read: Rural Hortiulture Extension Officer
What are the other govt. posts similar to SHDO?
Answer: The other posts similar to ADH are-
- SADO or Senior Agriculture Development Officer, Department of Agriculture.
- VS, Veterinary surgeon.