Jamshedpur: Railway Recruitment Board is all set to recruit 20,000 youths on various posts in the Railway department.
Three departments of the Railways had given suggestions for new recruitments.
The plan for recruitment for the year 2017-18 is ready and very soon applications would be invited from candidates after publication of the job notification.
Sources said the Railway is likely to recruit 13,000 youths on general posts under Group C and D in the first stage. In the second stage, 7000 new train drivers would be recruited.
The vacant posts are to be filled at zonal level.
This would enhance the manpower of Railways. As per Jawahar Lal, convener of Railway Menís Union, Chakradharpur division, recruitments have become necessary since most railway departments are short of staff. Most vacancies are in the safety category.