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  1. #1

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    Sep 2010

    Default Assistant Grower, India's leading Hydroponics Greenhouse, Mysore

    First Agro is hiring an Assistant Grower for its Greenhouse farms in Talkad, near Mysore.

    First Agro Tech Produce (P) Ltd is India’s premier Commercial Greenhouse grower organization using hydroponics technology. We strive to be the leading producer of fresh produce, delivering nutritious and clean vegetables and fruits. We are also the first producer of zero toxins and pesticide free produce in India, confirming to pesticides residual standards of CODEX, World Health organization (WHO).

    Combining traditional farming values, contemporary technology and an undying spirit, we are creating a new wave of growing fresh produce in India. Applying the best global horticultural practices, we’ve eliminated harmful toxins & pesticides, ensuring fresh, clean & nutritious produce for your family.

    We are setting up clusters of greenhouses across 15 cities in India and have plans to implement 500 acres in next four to five years. All our greenhouses are climate controlled and use technology to manage and monitor irrigation, plant nutrients, ensuring our plants have an ideal, stress-free growing environment.

    First Agro plans to revolutionize greenhouse production with the use of modern techniques, clean and ethical farming practices and innovation to produce fresh fruits and vegetables of the best possible quality, 365 days in controlled conditions for constant availability and consistency in quality and for never having to hear the words “out of season”. Please visit First agro

    First Agro is hiring an experienced Assistant Grower for our Greenhouse operations in Talkad, near Mysore. This is an ideal opportunity to further develop your grower skills and enhance your experience in hydroponics environment while learning from experienced growers. This position has potential for advancement into a Grower position in three to five years as First Agro is planning 500 acres of hydroponics based greenhouse all over India in next 3 to 5 years.

    You will learn and become responsible for planning, seeding, hydroponics fertigation management, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), inventory control, harvest supervision, communicating with our sales teams and complete record keeping for yield and gross profit data for the assigned greenhouses.

    Role & Responsibilities:
    • Planning and coordinating the production of vegetables such as Colour capsicum, English Cucumber, Cherry Tomato and others, from seed propagation preparation to harvest in hydroponics environment
    • Selecting and propagating seedlings and bulbs, and grafting new varieties to root stocks
    • Maintaining crop production by cultivating, de-budding and pruning, and maintaining optimal growing conditions in assigned greenhouses
    • Organising and conducting farming operations, such as collecting, storing, grading and packaging produce for the assigned greenhouse
    • Directing and overseeing general farming activities such as fertigation, Residual management for zero pesticides usage using IPM
    • Maintaining assigned greenhouse structures, fertigation equipment and water supply systems
    • Maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities and planning crop preparation and production to meet contract requirements and market demand as per Good Agriculture Practice (GAP)
    • Select, train and supervise skilled and unskilled farm workers for the assigned greenhouses

    Qualification and Experience
    Minimum of five years of hands-on experience in a medium to large size vegetable or fruits or flower farm/greenhouse. Preference will be given for candidates with experience in hydroponics environment with formal Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or allied field for a reputed University in India or abroad.

    Work location is Talkad, about 38 Kms. from Mysore city in India. First Agro will provide bachelor basic accommodation on the farm for the right candidate.

    We strive to offer a workplace that is fresh, vibrant and healthy, similar to the products we offer. If you're highly motivated, energetic and enjoy working in a hands-on environment, you just might be perfect for our team. Please forward your CV, Attention Chief Production Leader, First Agro
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    Feb 2011

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    Respected Sir,

    I, P. Bhaskar babu, an Agriculture Graduate with wide field experience with some Agro-based Companies and having good relation with all catogeries of Farming Community in Andhra Pradesh state, during my service.

    I am very much interested to join with you to get involve and train up with your new concept activities and hope to promote the same with your guidelines in andhra state.

    Please find i here with submitted ny RESUME for your kind Consideration. Thanking you sir.

    yours sincerely,




    __________________________________________________ __________________________


    Always interested to take up Projects related to Rural Areas
    Promotion and for the Welfare of the Farming Community mainly towards Organic Farming and Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Ventures. Also interested to take up new projects.


    Innovative Mind, Loyal, Dedicated Nature, always adopted a habit of
    Advance Programme Plan entire my Career to achieve the Target goals on timely basis.


     Implementing various Extensional Programmes like, Intensive Farmers Contact Programmes.
     Farmers Village Level Meetings, Group Discussions,
     Conducting Demonstrations, Field Visits and Exhibitions,
     A.V.Van Programmes to provide Wide Publicity to Company Products,
     Maintaining good relation with all Categories of the Farmers etc...........


     B.Sc (Agriculture) Degree
     Type Writing 'LOWER GRADE' in ENGLISH.
     Diploma in" Pest Control, Fumigation and Prophylactic Treatment “by Central Food Technological Institute, MYSORE.
     Diploma in "Oil Palm Plantation Management" by Institute of Plantation & Horticulture Management, (A Unit of A.V.T.Plantation & Horticulture Consultants Pvt. Ltd., BANGALORE.).
     Certificate in "Oil Palm Production Management" by NRCOP,(National Research Centre for Oil-Palm) PEDAVEGI, A.P.
     Certificate in "Medicinal and Aromatic Plants", Institute, HYDERABAD.
     Certificate Training Programme on “Entrepreneurship Development through Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Technologies” Conducted by Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, HYDERABAD.
     In D1 Mohan Bio Oils Limited, Participated in International Horticulture Trade Fair from 25th to 28th January 2005, conducted by Department of Horticulture, Govt. of A.P. Hon’ble Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister visited our company Jatropha Promotion Stall.

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    S.No: - Employer -Position Occupied- From-To -Places worked

    1. M/s. Rural Services & Consultancy Ltd., (Division of SPIC Ltd.,) Field Representative July 1985- Dec to 1989 Nellroe - Khammam - Telangana Dist. Areas.

    2. M/s Empee Sugars & Chemicals Ltd., Agricultural Officer May 1990- June 1995 All the mandals of Gudur, Nellore dist

    3. M/s. S&S Industries & Enterprises LTd., Kavali, Nellore Dist (Oil palm) Agricultural Extension Officer July 1996-Nov.2001 All the Mandals of Kavali Div., Nelloore Dist, A.P.

    4. M/s Samaikya Agri-tech Pvt., Ltd., Agricultural Technical Officer Dec.2001 - Aug.2004 Telangana Areas

    5. M/s. Sagar Sugars & Allied Products ltd, Chennai (D1 MOHAN BIO OILS Ltd.) Project Officer (Jatropha Promotion) Since Oct 2004 to March 2008 at H.Q. Kurnool, covering Kadapa, Ongole, Ananthapur & Nellore. Districts.

    6. From 10-April 2008 to 3rd September 2010 worked as Senior Plantation Officer in MAC Oil Palm Division promoting Oil Palm plantations at Krishna District-Head Quarter at Hanuman Junction. Present the Unit taken over by RUCHI SOYA INDUSTRIES LTD., H.O: MUMBAI.

    7. Attended for "Agriclinics and Agribussiness" Two months (from 10th November 2010 to 9th January 2011), Training Programme at PRIDS, Nodal Agency, Hyderabad.

    Professional Achievements:

    • Stood first position in the Region in promoting Company Product SPIC CYTOZYME by adopting various sales promotional programmes.

    • In EMPEE SUGARS developed majority CANE AREA in the Factory Zone and supplied the entire Cane to factory by maintaining good relation with the farmers.

    • In OIL-PALM sector as a new Crop introduced to farmers and achieved the Oil-Palm Plantation Target Area and co-ordinated with the Govt. Horticulture Departmental Officials for better implementation of Govt. Subsidies like Fertilizers and Drip System to the farmers properly.

    • Promoted JATROPHA CONTRACT FARMING Programme by arranging buy back Agreement, Crop Loan Assistance and Crop Insurance to the Farmers.



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  3. #3

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    Jul 2008


    Hi, My name is Nitin Rameshchandra and since you are planning to set up your greenhouses all over India, I would like to show my interest in setting up one at Hyderabad at my farm using Hydroponics. I have already got the LOI from NHB for setting up a total of 4150 Sq. Mtr. polyhouse at my farm located at village Kummera, Chevella Mandal, Ranga Reddi District, AP. contact 09391669411

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