More than 25 million people apply for Indian railway vacancies
Updated : March 30, 2018 03:43 AM IST
The Railway Recruitment Board advertised for the positions last month and since then 25 million people have filed online applications from around the country, Lohani said. The closing date is Saturday.
The railway, which currently employs 1.3 million people, said it was filling up tens of thousands of vacant positions for engine drivers, technicians, carpenters, track inspection crews and other roles related to improving safety in the world’s fourth-largest network.
India’s unemployment rate surged to a 15-month high of 6.1% in February, think-tank CMIE said.
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