Thousands participate in Railway recruitment drive

Girls participating in recruitment rally in Srinagar. -Excelsior/Shakeel
Girls participating in recruitment rally in Srinagar. -Excelsior/Shakeel

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, Dec 6: Railway police today conducted a recruitment drive at Nowgam for the posts of SPOs in which thousands of aspirants participated with enthusiasm.
The officials said that the response has been tremendous which is gauged with the fact that they received more than 20,000 application forms for the posts which are not more than 700.
A female participant, Nargis Jabeen from Budgam district who was selected during the drive said that she was happy that she was selected. “From the class 7, I had this dream and today, I am happy that I have been selected,” she said.
While asking other females to go about their dreams she said that everyone should strive to fulfill their dreams. “We have to fulfill our dreams and we have to eradicate the unemployment which is plaguing us; we should be thankful that we are being given this opportunity,” she said.
The officials on the occasion said they had few vacancies of SPOs and after getting the approval they invited the application forms. “We have had a great response from the applicants who came here from different parts of Kashmir division,” they said.
He said that after receiving more than 20,000 application forms there have been applicants who had done double PGs and were jobless. “From today, we are started the physical tests and each day, we have considering the cases of 7000 applicants,” he said.