ECoR warns against railway job racket


Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) has issued a statement warning people against touts promising jobs in Indian Railway.

It has come to the knowledge of Railways that some people have been arrested by the police for duping youths of lakhs of rupees by promising them to provide jobs in Railways.

The touts are running a railway job racket.

It may be noted that due to Railway’s continuous efforts and regular awareness drive against fake job rackets, such activities are being curbed.

Keeping in mind such activities, East Coast Railway (ECoR) is continuously undertaking massive campaigns to educate people so that the innocent unemployed youths will not fall prey to these types of rackets, said a statement.

All the Railway Examinations are now being held online. All the recruitment is being notified through newspaper advertisements especially in employment news and in leading national newspapers of the country, it said.

For Group-D posts, the examinations are being conducted through Railway Recruitment Cell of East Coast Railway and for Group-C posts, examinations are being held through Railway Recruitment Boards. 

In case there are any doubts regarding the genuineness of any call letter or letter of appointment, the prospective candidates can check with the office of the Principal Chief Personnel Officer of East Coast Railway at Rail Sadan, the statement said.

If anybody asks for a bribe promising to provide a job in Railways or if you have any information about corruption or you are a victim of the above, please inform on Vigilance Helpline Number 8455885031 about the railway job racket.