As many as 2.87 lakh of the 15 lakh sanctioned positions are mendacity vacant within the railways, the federal government informed Parliament on Friday.
In a written reply to a query within the Rajya Sabha, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal stated three centralised employment notifications (CENs) for round 1.41 lakh vacancies for varied Group ‘C’ posts (together with Level-1) had been issued in 2018.
“Recruitment processes for a similar have been accomplished. Further, in 2019, one other 4 CENs for round 1.43 lakh extra vacancies have additionally been notified. Recruitment course of for 01 CEN is accomplished and for remaining three CENs, is in progress.
“Contract labourers are engaged by the railway area items on want foundation on occasion. Data of contract labourers’ particulars shouldn’t be maintained centrally,” he stated.
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