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CHAPTER - V

 

POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE

DIRECTORATE OF JUTE DEVELOPMENT

 

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Designation

Powers and Duties

 

1.

Director

The Director is the administrative and operational head or Head of the Departments of the Directorate. He performs general direction, supervision and co-ordination among the different sections and employees of the Directorate. He is overall responsible for all technical, establishment and account matters subject to this Directorate He has to assist the Union Ministry of Agriculture in formulation of different crop development schemes and their respective implementation and also state of the affairs in respect of crops / weather and other related matters regularly.

 

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Joint Director

Joint Directors are second in hierarchy in the Directorate. They assist the Director in all technical and establishment matters, to perform jobs on planning and formulation of development programmes on Jute and allied fibre crops in the country, to review and monitor the implementation of development programmes on Jute and allied fibre crops in the country and other crop development programmes in the assigned states, to maintain linkage with different state governments, agricultural universities; research /input supply agencies, arranging training, meeting, demonstration on Jute and allied fibre crops, gathering reports on technology development, research etc. related to transfer of technology, supervise the collection / compilation and preparation of various data and reports related to area, production and yield of Jute and allied fibre crops in the country and other crop development programmes in the assigned states, weather and crop prospect in the assigned states,, market and price situation on Jute and allied fibre, production of Jute goods and their prices .Besides, activities related to KCC and On Farm Water Management Scheme are also to be looked after.

 

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Assistant Director

The Assistant Director assists the authority in the disposal of technical matters and for that he entrusted with the intractable duty linked up with maintenance of data base, monitoring of crop weather prospects and monitoring of Crop Oriented Schemes spread over in the states assigned to this Directorate and also planning/ formulation of development programmes and its monitoring, collection of information, preparation of various reports on crop development programmes, weather watch and related activities for nodal crops. Besides, assists in the activities related to KCC and On Farm Water Management Scheme.