The Manpower position on Railways (as on 01.04.2019) is as under:
- Sanctioned: 15,24,127
- Strength: 12,17,900
- On-roll Vacancy: 3,06,227
Seven (7) Employment Notifications for 2.94 lakh vacancies have been issued and recruitment process for four (4) Employment Notifications is under completion. 90,890 persons have joined/ will be joining in Zones and Divisions. Balance 62,928 are expected to complete the joining process before the end of financial year. Recruitment process for the other three (3) notifications has also started. For Gazetted posts, indents of 601 vacancies have been placed on UPSC which includes 200 doctors.
Railway employees retiring in 2019-20 and 2020-21 are approximately 47,000 and 41,000 respectively.