Here is a good news for students about upcoming Railway Recruitments. Railway minister Piyush Goyal has announced that Indian Railways would recruit 2.3 lakh employees over the next two years.
We have already seen some big Railway Recruitments in last few years. However the upcoming recruitments will be even bigger.
The recruitment will be done in 2 phases. Indian Railways is the largest government employer, has a sanctioned strength of 15,06,598 employees. Out of these 12,23,622 personnel are on the rolls. In 2018, the railways initiated recruitment for 1,51,548 posts, thereby leaving 1,31,428 posts vacant.
The railways in a press statement said that 53,000 and 46,000 employees would retire during 2019-20 and 2020-2021 causing an additional vacancy of approximately 99,000 employees. Thus, after accounting for the recruitment in progress, there will be total net vacancies of 2,30,000 employees in the railways over next two years.