Pune emerges as leading employment provider

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 03:51 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Pune: The city of Pune has been counted as the leading employment provider among the various tier II cities in the country. Pune was considered leading recruiter by a study on job opportunities in various tier II cities in the country conducted by Assocham. In the study titled, Tier II and III Cities New Employment Centre, the city was followed by Lucknow and Pondicherry.

Pune has a share of 16.5 percent jobs while Lucknow and Pondicherry accounted for 12.30 percent and 10.50 percent respectively out of the total jobs tracked by Assocham in the last quarter of fiscal 2007 08.

The study highlights Pune's top five employment generating sectors comprising IT, ITeS, Banking, Education, and Automobile. The top five sectors in Lucknow which have created vast employment opportunities in the period under reference include Education, Banking, FMCG, Insurance, and ITeS.

In the case of Pondicherry, Aviation, Banking, Energy, FMCG and Hospitality are the hot sectors that generated more jobs. In Ranchi, the predominant sectors creating maximum job prospects were energy, construction, metals, electronics and telecom. Top five sectors in Mangalore were identified as engineering, energy, banking, insurance and FMCG. In Mysore, job prospects were brighter in automobiles, insurance, pharma, manufacturing and education segments.

Tier II cities, including Pune, Jaipur and Surat reported maximum vacancies in insurance companies, banks, mutual funds and brokerage houses.In both tier II and III cities, the financial services sector provided maximum employment opportunities to aspirants. It contributed 18.5 percent and 21.5 percent in tier II and III cities respectively, in terms of job openings.

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