DSIR Sponsored Major Research Project ( 2012 – 2014 ) The Government of India , Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi has sanctioned a Major Research Project to Dr.(Mrs.) J.Kasthuri, Principal Investigator & Head, Department of Zoology for the Period 2012 – 2014 under XI Plan. Title of the Programme : “Socioeconomic Empowerment of Rural Women by Training them with Agrobased Biotechnological Intervention” Objectives of the Programme: To exploit the ecofriendly biotechnology processes / packages for self sustained employment and income generation among rural women. To provide additional enterprise to rural women with agricultural background. To recycle agro based wastes and to create awareness on environmental conservation. To develop trained professionals in S & T. To promote entrepreneurship by training the rural women for - Mushroom cultivation. - Vermi composting of mushroom spent substrate. - Value addition of mushroom. To evolve regional network to get into global market and To uplift the socioeconomic status of rural women. To promote entrepreneurship by training the rural women for - Mushroom cultivation. - Vermi composting of mushroom spent substrate. - Value addition of mushroom. To evolve regional network to get into global market and To uplift the socioeconomic status of rural women. Target Area and Beneficiaries : This programme has been meticulously designed to uplift the status of the socioeconomically backward and educationally disadvantaged groups of rural women belonging to SC / ST / MBC / OBC , Physically challenged women, widows , dropouts at higher education / Secondary School Level , underprivileged unemployed women and the most privileged women sector of Self Help Group ( SHG ) as well , of Saminatham Panchayat, located at Sivakasi West , Virudhunagar District . Deliverables : On implementation of this Project, in 10 batches with the size of 20 women each , a total of 200 rural women would get trained on biotechnological processes / packages and thereby get Self Employment opportunities. Besides, the unemployed rural women sector would be transformed into Job Providers rather than Job Seekers . Recruitment : Under this Programme Applications are invited for the following Posts Technical Assistant : 1 Post, Salary (Consolidated Only)Rs. 8,000 /- per month Eligibility : M.Sc., / M.Phil., / Biotech/ Microbiology / Zoology / Botany. Female Candidate Only. Lab Attender : 1 Post, Salary (Consolidated Only)Rs. 4,000 /- per month Eligibility : +2 / Any UG Degree , Male Candidate Only. Duration of the Project / Tenure of the Post : 2 Years Committed Candidates can Apply on or before 30.04.2012 to Dr.(Mrs.) J.Kasthuri Principal Investigator & Head, Department of Zoology The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women Sivakasi – 626 123, Tamil Nadu.
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