Monday 6 July 2015

8 Biggest Employers in India

 Saturday, July 04, 2015

New Delhi: In a country like India which has a huge population of 1.28 billion, providing employment is a big challenge.

India has around 487-million workforce out of which over 94% are working in unorganised sectors which are basically labour oriented and and rest 6% are working in organised sectors which include workers employed by government, self- owned enterprises and private sectors.

1. Indian Railways(1.4 million)

Indian state-owned and operated by government of India through Ministry of Railways, Indian railways is the largest employer in India and eigth in world with 1.4 million employees. The emlpoyment is given through a process of recruitment by Railway Recruitment Boards(RRBs) which calls eligible Indian citizens through emlpoyment news for recruitments of various Technical, non-technical and para medical posts in groups A,B,C and cadre. 

2. Indian Armed Forces(1.3 million)

Indian armed forces stands at 9th position in employment providing field. The Indian Armed forces with it's four uniformed services: the Indian Navy, Indian army, Indian Air Force3 and India coast guard provides employment to 1.3million people.The Indian Armed Forces ,which are managed by Ministry of Defence with 1.3 active personnel is also 3rd largest military force and world largest volunteer military. 

3. India Post(4.66 lakhs)

Trading as India Post, the department of posts is a government- operated postal system which is generally reffered as "The Post Office" provides employment to over 4.66 lakh people of the population.The Indian post has the largest postal network in the world with over 1.55 lakh post offices opening wide range of opportunities for the citizes.Post offices are much in demand in rural areas .There is a constant demand from customers to open more post offices especially in newly developing urban agglomerations. 

4. Tata Consultancy Service(TCS)(3 lakhs)

This modern world is moving fast with new innovative technologies, equipment and incredible progress in all areas. People's mind are now hibituated using technologies, so this inclination have helped technology sector to raise. Tata Consultancy Service has become the world's third largest employer of people in the field of technology, with over 3 lakh employees. TCS has been recognized by Brand Finance as one of the Big 4 Global IT Services Brands. 

5. State Bank of India(2.22 lakhs)

State Bank of India, a global bank with a network of branches in India and foreign offices in 32 countries, is one of the Big Four banks of India, along with Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank.The bank traces its ancestry to British India, through the Imperial Bank of India, to the founding, in 1806, of the Bank of Calcutta, making it the oldest commercial bank in the Indian Subcontinent. It is big not only in sense of network but it is also a big employment provider. A public sector banking and financial services company has over 2.22 lakh employees. 

6. Infosys(1.6 lakhs)

Infosys Technologies Limited is a multinational corporation that stands second in IT services company that provide business consulting,IT, software engineering and outsourcing services. It holds 6th position in India's biggest employers by providing employment to 1.6 lakhs people. On 15th February 2015, its market capitalisation was ₹ 263,735 crores ($42.51 billion), making it India's sixth largest publicly traded company. 

7. IBM India Private Limited(1.5 lakhs)

It is the Indian subsidiary of IBM. Since 2006, IBM has been able to maintain its position in the list of largest number of employees in India as it has been multinational company. 1.5 lakh people are employed in IBM aiding it to maintain it's place in the ranking. 

8. Wipro(1.34 lakhs)

Western India Vegetable Product Limited or WIPRO is a global IT, consulting and outsourcing company serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents.It has over 1.34 lakh employees who are serving client in their best possible way. Its is globally recognised company for its innovative approaches towards delivering business values and its commitment to sustainability. Wipro is well positioned to be a partner and co-innovator to businesses in their transformation journey, identify new growth opportunities and facilitate their foray into new sectors and markets. 

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