Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project To Create Over 13,000 Jobs, Land Acquisition To Be Complete This MonthRepresentative Image (Carl Court/Getty Images)

Construction on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor will soon start as the land acquisition for the project is set to be completed by the end of December 2018.

The progress would mean a good chance for job seekers as the National High-speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRC) will conduct job placements of about 3,500 people, reports Metro Rail News.

The NHSRCL, which is the implementing agency of the project, will be looking to recruit both technical and non-technical staff to operate the bullet train project. The hiring will be for staff positions in piloting, running, maintenance, signalling and various other technical works.

The agency, in order to lay roughly 2 lakh sleepers for the high-speed train, will be setting up four factories resulting in additional recruitment. Besides direct employment, the project is expected to provide work indirectly for over 10,000 people.

The MD, NHSRCL, Achal Khare believes the work to begin from January. The company will be issuing high-value tenders, starting from January 2019, Khare says while adding the preparation work of the bids is going on very fast. He informed that various experts from Vadodara are assigned to complete this task.

A training centre has been set up in Vadodara to train the personal. By February 2019, a 200-meter track will be prepared from 20 ‘Made in Japan’ slabs.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber