Kerala PSC is about to release the recruitment notification to the post of Block Development Officer (BDO). Kerala Public Service Commission was planning to release the notification in the month end of March 2020. The sudden outbreak of COVID’19 pandemic disease and lock down situation, all the scheduled exams and interviews were postponed. This is a golden opportunity to the Government job hunters. The Kerala PSC Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020: Job Profile is a gazette post.
Kerala PSC Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020: Job Profile
Kerala PSC Block Development Officer 2020 – Overview
|Kerala Public Service Commission
|Name of the post
|Block Development Officer
|Application submission start date
|Application submission end date
|Written examination and Interview
Job responsibilities of Block Development Officer
Let’s check out the major roles and functions carried out by the Block Development Officer. The Block Development Officer is the leader of a team of development workers in the block. Although he is to function as a coordinator of all the activities and the staff under his control, his main responsibility is to provide leadership to the block staff in the field of rural development. The role he has to perform is by setting an example of himself through work in the selected areas of the block. However, with the introduction of the Panchayati Raj system, the Block Development Officer has become the secretary or the chief executive officer of the Panchayat governance. So that he is also assigned with the administrative functions concerned under his area and the implementation of the programmes decided. Nevertheless, he has make awareness among the members those who were under his power and group in taking right decisions in respect of the programmes to be undertaken in the block and involve them in the implementation of the programmes.
Main roles to be performed by the BDO
- Implementation of Rural Development Programmes
BDO can implement of various rural development programmes includes like: Rural works programme, Rural water supply scheme, Food-for-Work programme, Public-health programme, Minor irrigation, Agriculture development programme, Primary school education programme, Animal husbandry, Rural employment, Rural industries, etc.
- Monitoring and Supervision: BDO has to provide proper guidance regarding the activities taking place.
- Organization, Motivation, Leadership and Training
- General Administration
The BDO should evaluate the performance of each activities or programs conducted in the Block division. It will be helpful to understand the flaws and faults occurred.
Kerala PSC Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020: Scale of pay
The Kerala PSC Block Development Officer post comes under the Group B section. So that the job position is gazette and the scale of pay from the starting is Rs.36600 – 79200/-.
Selection process of BDO
KPSC has a rigid format of selection of candidates to the post of Block Development Officer. Mainly there is a written examination and after that personal interview for the shortlisted candidates. The written exam is conducted for the applicants those who have applied online. The total marks of the exam will be of 100 marks and the exam pattern is objective type questions (MCQ’s). The duration of the examination will be 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in the written examination. And they will be summoned for Personal Interview and Document verification.
The candidates must have a graduation in any subject.
The application submission dates, confirmation date, admit card release and examination dates of Kerala PSC Block Development Officer is not yet announced. There is a delay in the recruitment procedure due to the outbreak of Covid’19 pandemic disease, which has affected world widely. Hopefully the examination will be organized in this year 2020. The interested candidates can prepare for the examination fruitfully. This lock down situation is a golden opportunity to all the aspirants, they can prepare with Entri app.
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