BHEL, the state-run power equipment maker is planning to employ 25,000 people over the next five years to take its total headcount to 55,000. The company has already hired 15,000 people in the past four years and it aims to recruit 5,000 people every year for the next five years.
In 5,000 new recruitment of every year it includes 1,000 engineers, 1,000 diploma holder and 2,000 ITI (Industrial Training Institute) graduates and 1,000 among others. The company which is engaged in building power plant equipments is in process to ramp up the manufacturing capacity to 20,000 MW by March 2012 from the current 15,000 MW and therefore, requires manpower to achieve the target.
The equipment maker currently has manpower of 46,000 and it plans to take it to about 55,000 in the next five years as 2,500 people are expected to retire from the company annually during the period.