Digital Infrastructure Specialist

Supporting Institutional Knowledge Development and Capacity Building for Planning of Innovative and Sustainable Projects and Programs - AgriStack Digital Infrastructure Specialist (55311-001)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The major scope of work under the assignment is Conceptualization, Design and Development of a POC for the initial version of a National Agri Stack and to prepare a working prototype of the National Agri Stack covering the Unified Farmer Service Interface (UFSI), and 3 core registries, i.e., Farmer Registry, Farmland Plot Registry (using geo-referenced village maps), and Crop Sown Registry.

Project Description

Agriculture in India along with its allied sectors is a significant contributor to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and is also the largest livelihood provider. According to the Economic Survey 2020-21, GDP contribution by the agriculture sector is likely to be 19.9% in 2020-21, increasing from 17.8% recorded in 2019-20. Over the years, the government has taken major steps to aid and enhance the agriculture sector with proven farming technologies and supportive policies. The recent evolution of digital technology in farming will further accelerate growth by ensuring higher crop yields and enhance sustainability by reducing water consumption and the use of agrochemicals.

Screening Criteria 1
"The Digital Infrastructure specialist shall have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Information Technology, and Post-graduate degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Systems Software or an MBA/ MCA or MBA/ MCA equivalent."
Screening Criteria 2
"The specialist should have 15 years of experience in system integration, infrastructure management, data center management for digital products/solutions or digital transformational projects around India stack for enterprises or government clients in India."
Screening Criteria 3
"Work experience should include solution designing, setting up and management of a highly virtualized environment with variety of data centre technologies including cloud services"
Screening Criteria 4
"Experience in handling national-level population scale projects and centralized infrastructure with high availability, accuracy, time criticality, business continuity and security shall be an advantage."

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