New Delhi: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announces 2.50 Lakh additional vacancies in the Railways, says “New job opportunities for 2.25-2.50 Lakh people has been created, process for 1.50 Lakh vacancies is underway. So Railways, in a way, will be providing 4 Lakh jobs.”
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday, January 23 announced 2.50 lakh fresh vacancies in Indian railways soon. In a press meet, Railway Minister announced that the new job opportunities for 2.25-2.50 Lakh people has been created, process for 1.50 Lakh vacancies is underway and will complete in next 2-2.5 months. So Railways, in a way, will be providing 4 Lakh jobs.Goyal further added that in next two years approx. 1 lakh railway employees would retire and the process of recruitment is on the way.
An official from Railway Recruitment Board confirmed that the 10 percent EWS quota will be applicable for the new recruitment process in Indian Railways. The first phase of recruitment will be advertised in February and the second phase will come up in May 2019.
Last year Indian Railways have already advertised recruitment of 1.2 lakh posts in Group C & Group D to be filled. The recruitment process for both is on the way and will be completed in August 2019. As for now, RRB Group D answer key 2018 is released and RRB Group D result 2018 is expected to be declared on February 13, 2019.