'Healthcare sector created maximum jobs'
According to the survey, the healthcare sector in India has consistently reported the largest employment generation in the year 2010 by generating 2.6 lakh jobs. Healthcare has emerged as one of the most progressive and largest service sectors in the country with an expected GDP spend of 8% by 2012 from 5.5% in 2009.
With increase in foreign tourists arrival, massive investment in hotel infrastructure, hospitality sector with a total number of 1.65 lakh jobs in 2010 has grown tremendously during the last six months. Similarly, real estate and construction sector reported a total number of 1.5 lakh jobs in the year 2010. IT/ITES sector reported more job creation at 1.16 lakh as compared to 97,000 jobs forecast earlier.
whereas industry sectors like BFSI, non-machinery manufacturing, media and entertainment and education, training and consultancy have added 50,000 plus jobs, the report said.
K Pandia Rajan, MD of Ma Foi Randstad said, “We see a strong positive growth in the overall picture of the organised employment in the country, as companies are recruiting more than what was anticipated. We expect aggressive hiring in the coming months and also increase salary levels.”
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