RRB Recruitment 2023: Ministry of Railways has decided to fill the 298973 vacancies for the post of Group D and Group C across the country. This information is given by Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav in Rajya Sabha in response to a question from MP Pramod Tiwari.
According to media reports, the Ministry of Railways has sought vacancies from all 21 RRBs across the country. It is expected that recruitment will be done for one and a half to two lakh vacant posts in the Railways by 2023. In this, there will be more restoration on the posts related to Group D and Group C. Its preparation is going on. According to reports, Central Railway will hire for more than 2 lakh posts this year wherein maximum recruitment will be done on Group C and D posts. There are more than 10 thousand vacancies in every zone except the East, South East and South West zones.
Other than this, the recruitment to the post of Groups A and B is likely to start soon. This recruitment will be done through UPSC. It is noteworthy that recruitment has not been done for Group-A and B posts since 2020.
RRB had published the notification for the recruitment of one lakh three thousand or Group D Posts. After that, no notification was published by the board.
One lakh 39 thousand vacancies were removed including paramedical and graduate NTPC. The process of filling these vacancies is going on.
In January, the Railway Minister informed that Indian Railways is facing a shortage of staff for about 3.12 lakh non-gazetted Group-C and D posts in 18 zones of Indian Railways across the country by 01 December 2022.
Railway Recruitment Board is a government recruitment agency which conducts exams for recruitment of various posts including Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC), Group C and Group D non-gazetted civil service, Junior Engineer, Paramedical etc. in Indian Railways under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. RRB was set up in 1998 by the Ministry of Railways.