‘No Job Is Bad’: IIT Mumbai Graduate Takes Up ‘Group D’ Job At Indian Railways
New Delhi: Shravan Kumar, an IIT Mumbai graduate, has taken up the track maintenance job in the Dhanbad railway division under East Central Railway zone (ECR) of the Indian Railways.
A resident of Patna, Kumar had joined IIT-Mumbai in 2010 and completed the course in 2015.
Shravan said job security was the main reason for joining the Railways. He has been posted at Chandrapura under Public Works Inspector (PWI), Telo and looks after the track maintenance between Chandrapura and Telo section.
“I got the railway job through competitive examination. I joined my post on July 30”, Kumar said.
The Group D job requires an educational qualification of only passing class 10 and pays just 3 lakhs per annum.
“I always wanted to become a government servant due to job security. No job is bad. I am hopeful that one day I would become an officer,” Shravan was quoted in a local newspaper as saying on Tuesday.