Coal India’s biggest recruitment 2019-20 – At a time when slow economy has prompted companies in sectors to reduce manpower, Coal India employs 9,000 people, 4,000 people in executive cadre to fill vacant posts Is planning
This will be the largest recruitment drive by the state-run miner and its subsidiaries in a decade. While executive officers are selected by the holding company, workers and technical staff are recruited by its eight subsidiaries.
“Coal India has been recruiting a number of officers once a year for almost a decade in an effort to fill all the vacancies pending for many years. Last year, we recruited only 1,200 people, ”a senior Coal India executive told ET.
The world’s largest coal producer is also India’s largest public sector employer after the Indian Railways, which has about 280,000 employees. Nearly 18,000 of them are officers.
There are plans to recruit 4,000 officers of Coal India, 900 will be in junior category through advertisement and interview, other 400 will be recruited from campus and some 100 will be diverse like medical officers, we have already recruited 400 officers Huh. And most of whom are doctors. Another 75 have been recruited and are scheduled to join soon. The company will recruit about 2,200 additional officers through competitive exams, ”the executive said.
Its seven coal producing subsidiaries will recruit 5,000 workers and technical hands. About 2,300 people will be recruited as part of the company’s policy to give jobs to the families of those whose land was taken up for the establishment of the projects. Some 2,350 will be hired as part of the company’s policy of hiring a family member of employees who died before retirement. About 400 will be held in non-technical positions.
Coal India was established in 1975 and a large number of people have reached their retirement age. In the last three years, approximately 12,300 employees are retiring from the company every year. Due to this many posts are lying vacant. While not all will be filled, the company needs to be recruited extensively over the next few years to ensure its workforce status is adequate.
The company is also approving all backlogs of promotions for non-officials which were pending since 2013. It has finished work by 2017 and has promoted some 3,000 people to non-technical positions, while another 3,000 will be promoted in due time.
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