Vacancies in Indian Railways 2018
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
QUESTION NO 1249
ANSWERED ON 27.07.2018
Vacancies in Railways
1249 Shri Harivansh
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state :-
(a) whether it is a fact that a large number of posts are lying vacant in Railways;
(b) if so, the total number of the posts lying vacant, as on date; and
(c) by when these vacant posts would be filled up?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a) to (c): Arising and filling up of vacancies is a continuous process in the Railways. The policy of the Government is to fill up the vacancies as per operational requirement. Currently, there are about 17% vacancies in non-gazetted cadre.
Two employment notifications have recently been issued to fill up 89,409 vacancies. These include 26,502 vacancies of Assistant Loco Pilots & Technicians and 62,907 vacancies of various Level-1 (erstwhile Group ‘D’) posts.