In Budget 2018, the government introduced several steps for generation of more employment opportunities. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said they would create about 75 lakh jobs. In budget 2018 he also informed that Central Government Jobs is still top preference among job seekers. Adding that about 2.53 lakh of the central job was created in two years. The top department was the police department.
Statistics of Government jobs
Central government total employ is about 35.05 lakh.
The document released of Budget 2018 estimate that about 35.05 lakh people will be employed under ministries and other central government-related establishments as on 1 March 2018. This estimate is 2.53 lakh more than the total workforce of 32.52 lakh in March 2016.
It’s estimated that 2.27 lakh jobs were added in central government departments in 2016-17 and 34.8 lakh people were working with the central government as on 1 March 2017
Departments wise workforce
Department-wise division of the produced employment
Budget document issued also states that workforce of different departments including Department of Agriculture, Cooperation, and Farmers will increase from 3,996 in 2016 to 5,940 by next month.
Workforce has also been estimated to get add up to Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries and estimated to have added 1,519 Government jobs growth from 2,342 in March 2016 3,861 in March 2018
Increase in Department of Atomic Energy’s strength would be from 30,639 in March 2016 to 36,918 by March 2018.
Ministry of Culture to have almost 10,699 personnel by next month
Talking about the ministries, the budget documents evaluate that Civil Aviation Ministry will have approx 2,342 personnel by March 2018 which was 1,145 in 2016.
3,024 jobs will be added to Ministry of culture by next month, increasing its workforce to 10,699 from 7,675 on 1 March 2016.
By the time, Ministry of Mines will sum up 772 personnel uprising its strength to 8,562 from 7,790 in 2016.
Minority Affairs Ministry’s strength got 2X in two years
1,196 personnel will get sum up to Ministry of External Affairs, taking its total strength to 10,868 by Mar’18 from 9,672 in 2016.
By the time, Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change is estimated to add 2,234 more people, increasing the workforce to 5,119 which was 2,885 in March 2016.
After addition of 772 Government jobs, the Minority Affairs Ministry’s workforce would rise to 1,546 from 774 two years back.
Lion’s share of jobs added to police department
The Budget documents described that major Government jobs were created in police departments in the span two years.
Total of one lakh job is going to add up by March 2018, rising the strength of police department under Home Ministry to 11, 25,093 from 10, 24,374 in March 2016.
During Lok-Sabha election Modi Govt. promised 1 crore jobs annually
Though there is a significant increase in the number of jobs the figures are still as compared to the population of unemployed people.
In Mar2017, there were 34.8 lakh central government workforces, and the estimated workforce by Mar’18 is 35.05 lakh, which means only 25,000 new jobs were created in one year. And can be treated as one of the failures of Narendra Modi Government