Great news for job seekers... Coal India is hiring! 9,000 posts vacant
Amidst lay-offs across sectors in India due to economic slowdown, Coal India is planning to hire thousands of employees to fill up vacancies
New Delhi, Sept 18: Amidst lay-offs across sectors in India due to economic slowdown, Coal India is planning to hire thousands of employees to fill up vacanciesAbout 9,000 posts are vacant, out of which 4,000 vacancies are in executive cadre.This will be the biggest recruitment drive by the state-run miner and its subsidiaries in a decade.“Coal India is recruiting so many executives in a single year in almost a decade in an effort to fill up all the vacancies that have been pending for several years. Last year, we recruited only about 1,200 people,” a senior Coal India executive told ET.
“Of the 4,000 executives Coal India plans to recruit, 900 would be through advertisements and interview-based in the junior category, another 400 would be recruited from campuses and some 100 would be miscellaneous like medical officers, etc. We have already recruited 400 executives and most of whom are doctors. Another 75 have been recruited and would be joining soon. The company will recruit around 2,200 additional executives through competitive examinations,” a senior Coal India executive told The Economic Times.While, Coal India's seven subsidiaries will be recruiting 5,000 workers and technical hands.
Around 2,300 will be recruited as part of the company’s policy to offer jobs to the families of people whose land was taken up for setting up projects.
While, 2,350 will be hired as part of the company’s policy to offer a job to a family member of a staff who died before retirement. Around 400 would be hired in non-technical posts.
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