Government Jobs in Road Transportation Sector


Transportation Sector in India is diverse and large and it meets the transportation requirement of 1.1 billion people.

According to a survey taken in the year 2007, the sector has contributed about 5.5 percent to the Gross Domestic Product of the nations with the lion’s share from road transportation alone. Roads are the prominent mode of transportation and oldest mode of transportation as well in India and 90% of the passenger traffic and 65% of the freight are carried through roads than any other means.

With this crucial role played in road transportation sector in India a number of government companies are operating in this sector and the names of these companies are given below:

Government companies in Road Transportation Sector:

National Highways Authority of India

Punjab State Road Transport Corporation

Jammu & Kashmir Road Transport Corporation

Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation

Haryana Road Transport Corporation

Rajasthan Road Transport Corporation

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation

Department of Road Transportation & Highways, Government of India

This list continues since each state in India has their own transport corporation run by the appropriate state governments.

Different job positions in Road Transportation Sector in India:

Road Transportation Sector has both low profile and high profile jobs, there is a wide range of job positions in this sector, and the list of some of the positions is given below:




Transport Economist

Finance & Accounts Manager

Operation Manager

Regional Manager

What is the educational qualification required for finding a job in the road transportation sector in India?

Normally the educational qualification for different job positions in the road transportation sector depends on the position for which the candidate applied. For instance, for the position of transport economist, candidates must have completed their post graduation course in economics and for the finance manager position, candidates must have completed their degree with chartered accountancy or even candidates with MBA graduation can apply. On the other hand, for the position of driver candidates with just driving experience would be preferred.

What is the age limit for applying to jobs in Government Transportation Sector?

Again this too depends on the position for which the candidate is applying. For the positions of driver, conductor and artisans candidates between the age group of 18 and 35 years would be preferred. On the other hand, candidates for other departments like finance, marketing, etc… candidates with experience would be preferred and so age limit is also higher.

Scope of Road Transportation Sector in India:

For the economic growth of any country, good physical connectivity of urban and rural areas is highly essential. With this point in mind, the government of India is taking every step to further improve the transportation sector in India. The growing economy of India has been witnessing a rising demand for transport services and infrastructure thereby making the government to ensure that the road transportation sector is developed well to meet the requirements of the people, which in turn create more employment opportunities in the sector.



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    i need job in himacal road transport

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