World Bank Assisted Watershed Management Project - Neeranchal
Government of India
Ministry of Rural Development
Department of Land Resources
G-Wing, NBO Building, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi - 110011

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The Department of Land Resources (DoLR) with a view to enhance effectiveness of the Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP), is preparing a Watershed Management Project ‘Neeranchal’ with the assistance of the World Bank. The objectives inter alia include supporting the introduction of more holistic watershed planning for better program convergence with other related programmes at village level; strengthening quality oversight arrangements to improve sustainability of investments; building required human resource and institutional capacities at DoLR, State watershed agencies and other stakeholders.

The DoLR, with this end in view, is setting up a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) and intends to recruit following domain experts for PIU:

Sl. No. Name of the position No. of Positions
1 Financial Management Expert One
2 Institution Building and Capacity Building Expert One
3 Agricultural Convergence Expert One
4 Hydrologist /Water Resources Expert One
General Profile

Applicants with Minimum Master’s Degree in thematic areas with relevant work experience of at least 10 years across multiple States in India only should apply. For more details, refer TORs at

Engaged candidates will be offered a consolidated fee of Rs.1.50 lakh per month. The positions are based in New Delhi. The contract of these positions will be for 9 months. Persons engaged as experts could expect to be associated with the project for the project period depending on the requirement and performance. Interested candidates should submit Curriculum Vitae in a suggested format detailing their qualifications and experience that demonstrates fulfilling of minimum education & qualifications and suitability for key responsibilities for respective proposed positions, along with a cover letter highlighting why the applicant feels she/he would be a good choice for the indicated position to The last day of receiving applications is 2nd September 2013 upto 5.00 PM.