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Organisation : Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA)
Recruitment Name : Village Data Volunteer Recruitment 2023-24
Number of Vacancies : 1100
Qualification : Class XII passed
Application Last Date : 18th December 2023
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MBDA Village Data Volunteer Recruitment

The Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA) invites online application for the position of Village Data Volunteer mentioned below in the advertisement from eligible candidate to fill up the following position on a contractual basis for a period of 1 (one) year and to be posted at the Block Project Management Unit level.The detailed information’s regarding the application form link, advertisement, notification are available on MBDA’s Website.
Positions : Village Data Volunteer
No. of Vacancies : 1100(approx.)
Monthly Emolument : Rs. 3000/- fixed

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Eligibility Criteria of MBDA Village Data Volunteer

i) The minimum educational qualification for VDVs is Class XII passed.
ii) Candidates who possess a basic level of education and functionally literacy to carry out data collection tasks effectively would be preferred

Skills Required:
i)Good Communication in both written and verbal
ii) Proficiency in using mobile applications, digital tools and and usage of smart devices like smartphones and tablets.

i) The work entails extensively travelling.
ii) Profiling of all the villages in their cluster.
iii) Comprehensive household data collection
iv) Census listing, collecting data for family –id and subsequent updates to it.
v) Collecting Village level data required for monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
vi) Any other activity required by the Government of Meghalaya.
vii) A VDV is expected to quickly carry out the tasks assigned without compromising on quality.
viii) He/She is expected to get the data synchronized so that the central server/ data repository might be updated.

Age Limit:Upto 18-35 Years
Language Preferred: Khasi, Garo & Jaintia

How to Apply for MBDA Village Data Volunteer?

a. For applying the above positions; candidates has to fill the ‘Application Form’ from the following link:
b. All applications should be submitted through online mode only. No other mode of applications will be entertained.
c. Candidates are advised to read carefully the eligibility criteria and other conditions prescribed for the position before applying and candidates should mandatorily submit proof of residence (Voter’s ID/Headman Certification).
d. The above links are also made available on MBDA website.
e. Incomplete application shall not be entertained and is liable to be rejected.
f. Last date for receipt of applications is 18th December 2023 (upto 05:00PM) and applications received after the last date will not be considered.

Selection Process of MBDA Village Data Volunteer

a. During the selection process, the committee will review the applications; assess the qualifications of the candidates based on their performance in the test and usage of IT applications/ devices.
b. There will be device based/screening test and personal interview for the position.
c. The device based/screening test / Personal Interview will be held/ conducted in the respective District Headquaters/ Blocks.

d. Candidates who qualify in the device based/screening test will be called for a personal interview which will be held at the District/Block level which will be conducted by a selection committee headed by the Additional Deputy Commissionerof the respective district.

e. If any candidate fails to appear before the Interview board, his/her candidature will be summarily rejected even if he/she is otherwise eligible and has secured highest marks.
f. Misconduct on the part of the candidate at any stage of the engagement process is strictly prohibited & shall render disqualification.
g. The VDVs are expected to communicate effectively. The same would be ascertained during interviews. Knowledge and attitude of the candidates would also be determined during the interview.

h. Eligible candidates scoring maximum in cumulative of device based/screening test and interview for the cluster of villages would be offered the role of VDV. Failure to join and undertaking of responsibilities in a timebound manner might result into the offer getting passed to the next suitable candidate.

i. In case of any misrepresentation of facts and documents the applicant shall be disqualified at any time and at any stage during the process of selection appropriate legal action may be taken against the candidate.

j. The selection committee formed for the purposed under the chairmanship of the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) reserves the right to alter the mode of examinations or to conduct re interview or to cancel part or whole of any process of engagement including provisions/clauses of the recruitment notice or application forms at any stage, if required.

The committee would also be empowered subsequently to notify the vacancies and engage VDVs as and when the need arises.

Detailed Recruitment Notification Download here :

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