Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) 2021 Recruitment Notification. NYKS has released official notification for the job openings of District Project Officer positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 02nd July, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

District Project Officer - 05 Posts

Job Location - Howrah

Other Qualification Details :-

Application are invited from eligible candidates for the post of District Project Officer in 5 District NYKs, 1. Howrah, 2. Malda, 3. Nadia, 4. North 24 Paraganas and 5. Purba Medinipur under the project Involvement of Youth in Namami Gange Programme and supported by National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India. The project aims to contribute towards abatement of pollution and conservation of Ganga through youth and public participation in 2935 villages along river Ganga in 26 districts of five states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

1. Name of the Post: District Project Officer at District NYKs, West Bengal

2. No of Post: 5 position of District Project Officer at 5 District NYKs, (1. Howrah, 2. Malda, 3. Nadia, 4. North 24 Paraganas and 5. Purba Medinipur under the project.)

3. Educational Qualification:- Graduate degree in any discipline from recognized university

4. Type of Engagement:- Fixed Term duration till December, 2021 only- initially three months and extendable till December, 2021 under the project on consolidated Monthly remuneration. The work will be evaluated on monthly basis by District Youth Officer and if not found satisfactory the engagement may be terminated with one month notice in advance or one month salary in lieu of notice.

5. Language- Good command over English & Hindi

6. Honorarium- Consolidated honorarium of Rs. 33,000/- per month.

7. Experience, Knowledge & Skills-

a) Minimum 2 yrs working experience on education and awareness generation programmes on cleanliness drive, water bodies, prevention of pollution of Water bodies (Preferably in River Ganga) & sanitation, Swachh Bharat Mission, Environment enrichment, Youth Mobilization, motivating people for construction of toilets in their homes & behavior change communication etc.

b) Good Working knowledge of MS office & internet.

c) Strong management, liaison, documentation & communication skills.

8. Leave entitlement- The employees will be entitled to 15 days casual leave per year on pro-rata basis. Beyond specified leaves as applicable, leave will be treated as leave without pay (LWP) for which necessary deduction will be made

9. Other requirement(s)- Preference will be given to local candidates with good/excellent academic record & experience in relevant field.


Maximum 35 yrs (As on 01.01.2021)

Roles and Responsibilities

(Being one of the key functionaries in the project at District level the project officer will have the following roles and responsibilities for the success of the project):-

1. Planning, management & supporting the implementation of the project in the respective district of West Bengal.

2. Maintaining & collating data of mapping & survey of selected villages of selected Gram Panchayats in respective district of West Bengal.

3. Acting as resource person in the training of spearhead team wherever required.

4. Thoroughly understanding the concept, objectives, strategy, programmes & activities of the project.

5. Organising programmes and activities with consultation and guidance of concerned Officer of NYK, District Office of West Bengal.

6. Recording day to day problem and queries of the district functionaries and providing solutions in consultation with District Youth Officer of the concerned district.

7. Formation of Youth Clubs & Ganga Doots in Ganga Grams under the project

8. Preparing reporting format and collecting data on programme and activities under the project in the district.

9. Collating the data on programmes & activities under the project in the district.

10. Maintaining records of all programmes and activities of the district under the project.

11. Planning & arrangements of programmes & activities & keeping record for presentation in the district.

12. Whenever required, liaise with NYKS State Office, Kolkata, West Bengal, DYOs and Youth Clubs etc.

13. Preparing & reporting the progress of the project activities on monthly basis to NYKS State Office, Kolkata, West Bengal.

14. Organization of review & planning meeting on regular basis.

15. Compilation of all electronic data received from Youth clubs and Villages of the district and its reporting to NYKS State Office, Kolkata, West Bengal on regular basis (weekly)

16. Preparing presentation (Power point) for NYKS State Office, Kolkata, West Bengal on achievements & progress of the project.

17. Preparing physical & financial progress report of the project on monthly basis, quarterly and yearly basis of the district.

18. Any other important issues pertaining to the successful organization of the project.

19. Any other responsibility delegated by Competent Authority from time to time.


Incomplete applications without supporting documents /applications received after the last date will be rejected and no communication will be made/entertained in this regard.

Selection Procedure :

1. Eligible Candidate (after screening the applications) will be called for Personal Interview.

2. Merit List- In case selected candidate resigns or does not join within the stipulated time period, candidate from Merit list/Waiting list will be considered.

Steps to Apply :

Complete applications of eligible candidates in all respect must reach to respective District Youth Officer latest by 02.07.2021 at Postal and email address, given at

Official Notification