• Publications Division (DPD) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Notification 2017
     May 9th, 2017     Dharmesh Patel     Posted in Government Jobs
    No. 9/08/2017-Ed
    Govt. of India
    Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    Publications Division
    Soochana Bhawan, CGO Complex, New Delhi-3

    Empanelment as Casual Editors, Translators and Steno/Typists at the Publications Division Headquarters and at its Regional Units to bring out books in English, Hindi, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Urdu and Punjabi .

    Publications Division (DPD) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Soochana Bhawan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-3 intends to bring out books in regional languages and for the purpose invites applications from the eligible and willing persons for preparing a panel of Casual Editors, Translators and Steno/Typists. Retired IIS Officers with relevant experience as well as exceptionally qualified candidates (with at least 10 years experience in academics or in translation/editing) may also apply for empanelment. They will be exempt from the proficiency test, although they may have to come for a personal interaction.

    The applications  in prescribed pro forma (Annexure Р1)  Рrefer below official link
    should reach the Respective  Units by 10th of May 2017 (5.30 P.M.).

    Qualifications for Casual Editors:

    Essential:
    (i) Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent.
    (ii) The Candidate should have studied Hindi/English/Regional Language concerned up to 12th standard. However the educational qualification which is only indicative will not be the sole criteria for empanelment. The candidate should have thorough knowledge and experience of Editing, particularly in the Regional Language concerned.
    (iii) He/she should be well versed with computers.
    Desirable:
    Proficiency in typing in concerned language.
    Experience:
    (i) The Candidate should have at least 3 years experience of editing/ journalism / public relations / media work in any publishing house/ newspaper/ news agency/ electronic media house.
    (ii) Experience in translation/ proofreading / handling office work will be an added qualification.
    II. Qualifications required for Translators :
    Essential:
    (i) Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent.
    (ii) The Candidate should have studied Hindi/English/ regional language concerned up to 12th standard. However the educational qualification, which is only indicative, will not be the sole criteria for empanelment. He should have thorough knowledge and experience of source language and target language as required for good translator.
    Desirable: Proficiency in typing in the target language will be an added qualification.
    Experience:
    (i) The Candidate should have at least 3 years experience of translation from English/
    Hindi to regional language selected and vice-versa in any publishing house/ newspaper/ news agency/ electronic media house etc.
    III. Qualifications for Steno/Typist:
    Essential:
    (i) He/she must have passed 12th standard/ intermediate from any recognized Education Board.
    (ii) The Candidate should have proficiency in computer typing and computer application (having sufficient knowledge of MS office) with a minimum speed of 30 w.p.m. in Hindi/ regional language and 35 w.p.m. in English.
    (iii) He should be proficient in internet operations (browsing).

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