Hardoi: Deputy Director Agriculture Dr. Nand Kishore has informed that high quality seeds, fertilizers, bio-fertilizers, micronutrients, vermicompost, to provide employment to the trained youth in the agriculture sector under the Trained Agricultural Entrepreneur Swavalamban (Agrijunction) scheme run by the Agriculture Department. Applications are invited for the establishment of 03 centers of Agrijunction (One Stop Shop) in the district in the financial year 2023-24 to make available the services of all agricultural inputs including pesticides and bio-pesticides under one roof. Under the plan, there is a provision for sanctioning a loan of Rs. 5.00 lakh with the help of the Agriculture Department at a cost of Rs. 6.00 lakh per project. He told that for this, Agriculture Graduates/Agribusiness Management Graduates/Graduates residing in the district who are interested in agriculture and allied subjects and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Dairy, Veterinary, Poultry and similar activities which have been approved by any State/Central University or any other University. Degree holders from other universities, which are recognized by I.C.A.R./ U.G.C., will be eligible. Preference will be given to the candidates of Development Block-Mallava, Madhouganj and Sandi. Age – Maximum 40 years till 30 June 2023, relaxation of maximum 5 years will be admissible to SC/ST and women. Therefore, interested candidates should make their application along with their records available in the office of Deputy Director of Agriculture, Hardoi by 04 September 2023. For more information contact the office of Deputy Director Agriculture, Hardoi.