NEW DELHI. :. Indian Railways provide direct and indirect employment opportunities. Vacancies in the organization are filled through open recruitment. Indirect employment opportunities occur through schemes like Station Development Programmes that envisage private investments for construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure, the commercial utilization of sparable Railway land and redevelopment of stations, all of which create many business opportunities and boost employment generation.
Figures of direct recruitment during last 3 years are as under:
This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.