The State Bank of India is all game to stretch its staff by ten percent by 2013. The bank is all set to add twenty thousand people across both the clerical and the officer cadres.
A huge chunk of the new recruits will be required for the one thousand two hundred new branches that it proposes to open in 2012. SBI is also recruiting to prepare itself for the impending retirements of its existing staff.
SBI has proposed to recruit nineteen thousand clerks and one thousand officers now. It had 80,329 officers and 95,018 clerks on its rolls in the month of June 2012. So far, till June 2012, SBI has 2.14 lakh staff on its rolls.