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CAREER IN HORTICULTURE

INTRODUCTION The term “horticulture” comprises the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, ornamental flowers, medicinal and aromatic plants and their post-harvest management. Our world will die without plants, and horticulturists are the protectors. He or she knows how to cultivate plants, fruits, vegetables, flowers in public or domestic gardens. Horticulture is one of the main branches of agricultural sciences.  Agriculture holds the key position in Indian economy. After China, India ranks among the largest producers and leading exporters of flowers, fruits and vegetables in the world and has an immense scope for improvement in the forth-coming years. India leads the world in the production of mango, banana, sapota, acid lime and cauliflower while the highest productivity of grape is also recorded here. India occupies second position in production of onion and third in cabbage production globally.  Fruits such as mango, banana, citrus, guava and apple account for 75 per cent of the to…

CAREER AS COMPANY SECRETARY

INTRODUCTION The post of a Company Secretary is considered a respectable one in the hierarchy & this is one of the most important posts a person handles. This is because, in this position, one acts as the mediator between the company & its Board of Directors, government, shareholders & regulatory authorities. The job of a company secretary is to ensure that the Board procedures are strictly followed & regularly revised. Company Secretary is the conscience seeker of a company. He or she guides the Chairman & the Directors on how to make the best use of their responsibilities under various laws. A Company Secretary has been recognized by various enactments as one of the principal officers of the company. The knowledge and training acquired by him makes him versatile to carry out various functions in finance, accounts, legal administration and personnel areas in addition to his own secretary’s duties and responsibilities. The Company Secretaries (C.S.) have emerged as…

CAREER IN CIVIL SERVICES

INTRODUCTION A country as vast and thickly populated as India needs a well organised government machinery for proper governance. There are two facets to the administration of a country. One is security for which the country has its defence services and the other is the non-military part, which is taken care of by the Civil Services. In India, the Civil Service is defined as "appointive positions by the Government in connection with the affairs of the Union and includes a civilian in a Defence Service, except positions in theIndian Armed Forces." The Civil Services of India can be classified into two types - theAll India Servicesand theCentral Civil Services(Group A and B). Union Public Service Commission conducts this competitive examination for appointment to the Indian Civil Service. Some of the services to which appointment is to be made are as follows. 1.All India Services : ·Indian Administrative Service ·Indian Police Service ·Indian Foreign Service 2.Central Service Gr…