The government has hired over 13,000 employees in 32 public sector units operating under the Department of Heavy Industry since 2009-10.
“There were 13,329 number of newly appointed employees during the last three years,” Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
He said the total number of employees in 32 state-run firms,including BHEL,has increased to 1,14,249 during 2011-12 compared to 1,13,311 in 2010-11.
“The total number of employees during 2011-12 were 1,14,249 compared to 1,13,311 in 2010-11,” Patel added.
Rajasthan Electronics and Instrument,HMT (International),Bridge and Roof Company,Bharat Pumps and Compressors and Hindustan Paper Corporation are among 32 units operating under the Department.