New Delhi: State-owned oil companies provided employment to 3,872 persons in the fiscal year 2010-11, a government statement said on Thursday.
"Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) recruited the highest 1,426 personnel, followed by Indian OIl Corp (IOC) with 989 recruitments," it said.
Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) hired 362 persons, Engineers India Ltd 291, Hindustan Petroleum 275, Oil India Ltd 237 and GAIL India Ltd recruited 218 personnel.
Balmer Lawrie hired 42, Beicco Lawrie 15 and Numaligarh Refinery Ltd 17.
"More than one-third of the new recruitments were from SC, ST and OBC categories. While 546 persons belong to SC category, 296 persons to ST category and 562 personnel to OBC category," the statement said.
Of the 3,872 personnel hired, 1,494 were management cadre and rest 2,378 non-management cadre. ONGC hired six in management cadre and 1,420 in non-management grade.
First Published: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 19:11