NHSRC to recruit over 3,500 people for India’s first High Speed Rail Project

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2018-12-24 09:20:38 Viewer: 883 Comments: 0 Country: India City: New Delhi

NHSRC to recruit over 3,500 people for India’s first High Speed Rail Project

New Delhi (Urban Transport News): Work on India's first bullet train project Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor is going on very fast. The land acquisition work for this project will be completed by December. The high values tenders for the project will be issued from next month i.e. January 2019.


It is good news for the job seekers that the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) Limited is preparing to issue recruitment notice for direct employment of about 3,500 people from the open market for this ambitious project. The recruitment will be done for technical as well as non-technical staff for operation & maintenance of the Bullet Train project. There will be staff for piloting, running and maintaining trains for running the trains. There will also be recruitment for signaling and other technical works.



The NHSRC will set up four factories to lay around 2 lakh sleepers for the bullet train project and additional recruitment will be done for carrying out this work. In addition to these direct recruitments, this government project is expected to provide employment to more than 10,000 people indirectly.


Work will start from January

According to the Achal Khare Managing Director of the NHSRCL, the company will start issuing high-value tenders from the next month i.e. January 2019. Tender document preparation work is going very fast and experts have been assigned to complete this task by end of this month i.e. December. It can take two to three months to open the tender. After this construction work will be started for the bullet train project. In order to give training to personnel for the operation of the bullet train, a training center has been set up in Vadodara. A track of about 200 meters bullet train will be prepared here by February. To prepare this track, 20 slabs 'Made in Japan' have been imported. How to add these slabs, what kind of fitting is used in it and when preparing track for bullet train, what are the things to keep in mind? All these things will be trained here.


Japanese experts will extend help
Japan will specialize in the expertise of Indian architects in developing 12 railway stations of the bullet train. & Nbsp; In the meeting of the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority and the Gujarat Urban Development and Municipal Commissioner, it was decided that the expertise of Japan experts in preparing the architecture of the bullet trains station and the development of the surrounding area will be taken.


Bullet train stations will have the better collectivity
The bullet train will also be connected to the metro, bus, and other transport modes. There will be 12 stations for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed bullet train project between Gujarat and Mumbai, which are Bandra Kurla Complex, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Varodara, Anand, Sabarmati, and Ahmedabad.


A budget of Rs 1.10 lakh crore will be spent
The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (Bullet Train) project was announced in 2014. It will be constructed with a huge amount of Rs 1.10 lakh crore, of which nearly 20 percent of the amount will be taken from Japan as a long-term soft loan. There will be eight stations in Gujarat on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor- Vapi, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad, Bilimora, Surat, while four stations will be in Maharashtra.

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