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The 10 fastest job-creating cities in India

Last updated on: October 3, 2010 11:21 IST

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The Assocham Placement Pattern (APP) study on 'Job Trends in the Four Metros' analysed the trend of job openings in 60 cities and 32 sectors from a sample of 2,40,314 employment opportunities generated during the period April-August 2010.

The study showed that the four major metropolitan cities of India recorded a share of 57.22 per cent in total job creation out of the total sample size.

"The job creation is happening at all levels including senior, middle & junior management and executives. Even in the engineering and management colleges the campus placement trends are positive as compare to the last year trends. Companies are back in campus with a cautiously optimistic approach and the same pattern of growth is expected to continue for another next 6 months", said D S Rawat, secretary general, Assocham.

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1. Delhi-NCR

The National Capital Region (Delhi-NCR) has emerged as the fastest job-generating city among the four major metropolitan cities in India by fuelling a growth of 34.27 per cent in employment generation during the April-August period of the current fiscal over the corresponding period of last year, as per the study undertaken by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

As per the study undertaken by Assocham Research Bureau, NCR has the major share of 34.20 per cent as the most prominent employment destination for the aspirants.

National capital Region (NCR) recorded a growth of 34.27 per cent during April-August 2010 as compared to the same period of last fiscal with increase in total share of 34.20 per cent as compare to 32.35 per cent last year.

Agriculture and allied services sector on top in creating jobs in NCR and shows a growth of 314.29 per cent from the same period last year. Textile (159.83 per cent) and real estate (158.51 per cent) remains on second and third position in providing jobs to job seekers respectively.

The infrastructure and aviation sectors are ranked fourth and fifth constituting 147.41 per cent and 146.49 per cent of the total vacancies offered during the period April-August 2010, the study said.

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2. Mumbai

Mumbai is ranked second, constituting 12.70 per cent of the total vacancies offered.

Academics emerged as the largest share of the vacancies posted in the metro cities for teachers and professors in schools, universities and private institutes (engineering and management).

Almost 59.47 per cent of the openings publicised in last five months belonged to the education sector.

IT sector which created maximum number of jobs constituting 57.39 per cent of the total sample of four metros, despite the dip in the earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBIDTA) margins or operating margins of the top IT companies in the recent quarters largely because of the spurt in wage inflation and low demand in the European countries.

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3. Chennai

Chennai is ranked third constituting 12.70 per cent and 6.12 per cent of the total vacancies offered.

The IT and IT-enabled services accounted for 57.07 per cent of the total job openings, followed by IT/hardware sector which have contributed 54.93 per cent of overall openings in four metro cities.

The number of job openings in the segment remained buoyant on account of a rise in the engineering goods and other activities of different projects running under progress in NCR in view of Commonwealth Games. The engineering segment has the share of 54.29 per cent in the total employment generation in the sector.

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4. Kolkata

The next in line is Kolkata with a share of 4.19 per cent in generating employment opportunities.

With a contribution of around 53.71 per cent in the job openings, manufacturing sector found a highly skewed distribution of the new job openings in the metros. Impressive recovery in the export/import activities in India is also the reason which grows the job activities in manufacturing sector.

On the other hand, telecom, FMCG, banking and logistics sectors recorded marginal decline in job creation during the analysed period.

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Tier-II cities

5. Pune

Pune has emerged as the highest employment-generating city out of all the other tier-II cities of the country in the first quarter of 2010-11, the Assocham study said.

Of the total jobs created in tier-II cities, Pune had the maximum share of 19.5 per cent.

The study said the primary drivers of employment in Pune during the period under review were IT, ITeS, banking, education and automobiles.

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6. Lucknow

Lucknow at 14.3 per cent was second amongst the tier-II cities when it came to employment generation.

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7. Puducherry

Puducherry 10.5 per cent was the third fastest job-creating tier-II city in India, said the survey.

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Tier-III cities

8. Ranchi

The Assocham survey said that among tier-III cities, Ranchi had the highest share of 16.8 per cent, followed by Mangalore and Mysore.

In Ranchi, the top five sectors that created the maximum jobs include energy, construction, metals, electronics and telecom, the survey said.

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9. Mangalore

Among the tier-III cities, Mangalore was second with 14 per cent share of the jobs.

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10. Mysore

Mysore was the third fastest job-creating city amongst tier-III cities, the Assocham study said.


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