Friday, August 26, 2011

Dhirubhai Ambani Rural Entrepreneurship (DARE) Program | Young Bio Professionals can Apply

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is India`s largest private sector company on all major financial parameters with turnover of Rs.2,00,400 crore (US$ 44,632 million). RIL is the first and only private sector company from India to feature in the 2005 Fortune 2005 Global 500 list of World’s Largest Corporations` and ranks amongst the world’s Top 200 companies in terms of profits.
RIL has a long and strong tradition of supporting the larger communities that it connects with - from education, health, drinking water, large-scale development of employable skills, to assistance during natural calamities such as earthquakes and cyclones.The Reliance Foundation would address social development imperatives of India, specifically quality, formal and vocational education, affordable high-quality health care, meaningful rural development and urban renewal, and protection and promotion of India's priceless heritage of arts and culture.

Designation: Dhirubhai Ambani Rural Entrepreneurship (DARE) Young Professional.

Job Description:

  • DARE Young Professionals Program is a flagship program of Reliance Foundation aimed at getting the best of talent from Agriculture Universities and Social Sciences Institutions to work for villages under Reliance Foundation.
  • The DARE YP Program is a starting point for an exciting career in the Reliance Foundation. The Programme is designed for providing an opportunity to outstanding young and motivated professionals, who have demonstrated a commitment to development, supported by academic success, professional achievement and potential for leadership.
  • The programme intends to train them to play a role in transformation of “Bharat”- the rural India. The Programme recruits through a highly selective and competitive process and then facilitates their rapid integration into the Reliance Foundation’s business and culture.
  • If you are selected to join as DARE Young Professional, your assignment will be enriched through on-the-job learning, specialized training, sustainable agriculture development assignment, and mentoring. It is an opportunity to experience development and gain exposure to rural India with an opportunity to participate hands on.
Selection process:

DARE YPs are chosen through an intensive and rigorous selection process involving written tests, group discussions, OBT and personal interviews focusing as much on technical skills as much as social attitudes. Interested candidates may also apply to training and placement cell of their respective universities.

Desired Profile:
  • Should be an Indian citizen of not more than 26 years of age at the time of application.
  • The minimum qualification needed for the DARE YP Programme is a Post Graduate degree or equivalent in one of the following courses or more at the time of submitting the application:
  • M. Sc / M. Tech in Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering, Horticulture, Plant Biology, Agronomy, Environment Science & Tech, Agri. Bio-technology, Forestry, Sericulture, Agribusiness Economics and Policy, Agribusiness Environment, Farm Engineering Industry, Hi-Tech Agriculture, farm machinery & power engg, irrigation & drainage engg, post harvest process engg, soil & water conservation, natural resource management or a related course.
  • Degree with Post Graduation in Rural development/Rural management/Forest Management/ Social Work/ Development Management or a related course.
  • The university / institution of this post graduate course has to be from one of the following states:
  • Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
  • Work experience between 24 to 36 months at the time of application.
Dr. Allan Saldanha
Reliance Industries Ltd
Candidates Interested To apply may send their CV's to Email id :

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