was established in 1998, and is one of the fastest growing
development organizations in India today. With large scale
programmes in the areas of education, girl child empowerment,
sustainable livelihoods and youth employability in 17 states of
India, Naandi has touched the lives of 7 million Indians till
Wardha Family Farming project was initiated with the objective of
creating a comprehensive agrarian solution that provides
end-to-end support to transform small and marginal farming
families from subsistence farming to sustainable farming to the
farmers of the Wardha district of Maharashtra.
was intended to be achieved through Naandi’s award winning
Regenerative organic model of agriculture, which has been
perfected over a span of almost two decades in the Araku valley,
and was customised for the Wardha region, since its implementation
in 2015. The Regenerative model addresses the end-to-end issues of
agriculture including soil fertility, organic carbon, water
retention, carbon sequestration including the people who are a
part of it, through its implementation over a significant period
– Agricultural Expert
and Responsibilities –
offer agronomic advice to farmers on soil and crop management and
post-harvest crop management with respect to Regenerative organic
prepare crop production plan for the planting seasons before the
year commences and share updated POPs with the farmers.
& share list of crops grown during previous season’s
separately with information like: Actual area grown (Ac.) under
each crop and by variety, actual & extrapolated yield
obtained, if possible share cost of production (At least, volume
of compost used), crop duration with DOS / DOTP, DOH start, DOH
stop, Harvest window period, pest / disease challenges faced,
list of pest / disease measures, which were effective, look and
taste of produce, customer feedback if any. Scope of further
improvements & recommendation for growing these crops during
calendar & Seed Protocols: Prepare seasonal crop
calendar for Production and Produce availability and a document
having crop wise details of variety / varieties proposed to be
grown (Short-listed on the basis of our previous seasons
learning), seed source, Conventional or Organic, can the seed be
produced by us locally or can it be grown elsewhere by farmers
under our organic protocols, Seed Production & storage
protocols - SOP, Logical explanation for selection of the
& release Package of Practices (POP) for each crop. Update
the same on the basis of learning at the end of each season.
comprehensive Pest / disease management protocols in consultation
with Technical Head / Organic farming experts (From within and
outside the organisation), on the findings of own trials of using
integrated pest management practices.
& share with the team “Crop economics” of all crops,
grown and short-listed for production.
conduct regular workshops with farmers on crop management and
soil management through regenerative agriculture.
conceptualise, establish and maintain a demo farm at every
knowledge hub and conduct R&D on crops / new varieties /
improved Agronomic & irrigation practices & update POPs
for each crop.
–extension: Disseminate knowledge on holistic approach towards
training on Green manuring, cover crops, inter crops, host
plants, live fencing, etc.
and Experience –
/ BSc. Agriculture.
experience of around 5 + years in technical & R&D role
across Agri / CSR operations with leading organisations.
communication skills in English, Marathi and Hindi.
in computer skills (Power point, Excel & word) will be
of organic and regenerative agricultural practices would be
be willing and able to align themselves with the Regenerative
comfortably live within the operational area across Wardha
in Marathi speaking is required
5 to 6 Lakh per annum
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