Railway Recruitment: RRB To Fill Vacancies Soon, Know Details
Railway has already begun the recruitment process and will soon fill up all the vacancies, informed the newly appointed Chairman and CEO of the Railway Board, Suneet Sharma.
During an exclusive interaction with ANI, Sharma said, “We have started examinations through Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Exams were also held in December. This is a continuous process and there’s a lot of recruitment to be done.”
He said that proper care of all the facilities for the candidates will be taken to ensure they can give exams smoothly.
Training centres were earlier affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, training in all the centres have now started, he added.
The Railway had notified around 140000 vacancies against which the national public transporter received around 24200000 applications.
Earlier, the Indian Railways had organised a mega recruitment drive in three phases starting from December 15, 2020 for filling up about 1.4 lakh vacancies against which it received around 2.44 lakh applications.
RRBs have made extensive preparations for conducting the exams while ensuring social distancing, compulsory use of masks, sanitizers, curtailing shifts for conducting exams to only two shifts per day.
Efforts are being made by RRBs to ensure that as far as possible the candidates are accommodated in their own State so that they can reach their exam centres by undertaking overnight journey, an official release had said.