Scheme Name: Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Course Name: Organic Grower
Description: Organic grower is a programme for aspirants of the Agriculture sector.
Certification Partner: Agriculture Sector Skill Council of India
Eligibility: 8th Pass
Duration: 240 hours
QP Code: AGR/Q1201
NSQF Level: 4
Organic Grower:The Organic Grower/Farmer recognizes the need for maximization of agricultural productivity and profitability with long term sustainable goals and ensuring safe and healthy food for consumers.
Brief Job Description:The job of an organic grower involves cultivation of organic crops as per the organic package of practices recommended for a particular agro-climate zone, using approaches like diversity, cattle integration, on-farm input generation, biomass recycling, natural resource use optimization in exclusion of synthetic inputs directly or indirectly and sell the organic produce as per the competitive market prices without distress sale.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have ability to work independently, bearing risks and must have ability to work hard and take decisions pertaining to his area of work. The individual should be result oriented and should be responsible for his/her own learning and working. S/he should be able to assess and analyze various opportunities & threats pertaining to climate and market conditions.