National Highways Authority of India – Road towards Greater Possibilities
National Highways Authority of India came into operation from February, 1995 with National Highways Authority of India Act, 1988. It was established for maintenance, development and management of national highways. NHAI is an autonomous body that work towards catering country’s requirement of maintenance of national highways network. It strives to enhance user experience and meet global standards related to road networks. Working within a defined framework of strategic policies set by Indian government it helps promoting better quality of life and well being of economy. Till now, NHAI has worked for development and maintenance of about 71, 772 Km of National Highways.
Since it is established, NHAI has contributed to a very large extent in Indian Road Network. Till now it has poured its efforts in:
- Total National Highways – 70,934 km
- Expressways – 1,000 km
- National Highways (Already 4/6 lane) – 16,000 km
- National Highways (Being 4/6 lane) – 25000 km
- Major and other district roads – 2,577,396 km
- State Highways – 154,522 km
- Rural & other roads – 1,433,577 km
In addition to these major projects, NHAI has been given authority to implement National Highways Development Project (NHDP). It is considered as country’s largest highways project ever that offers highest quality roads matching international standards. It is established to ensure uninterrupted traffic flow over highways. Various initiatives have been taken to improve and strengthen quality through NHDP. It is regulated in 7 phases.
Considering the rapid development of roads infrastructure we may assume that requirement of man power would increase n coming time. NHAI believes in consistent performance that can provide ample possibilities of growth of organisation. For efficient management it is divided into various departments where regular recruitments are done for talented people. It recruits both experts as well as freshers. One may find posts related to Personal Assistant, Assistant Manager (Vigilance or other departments) and Member in Administration, Finance or projects departments etc. Details regarding all vacancies are uploaded on website as soon as they are issued. Expert professionals can find career prospects in posts like Manager, Deputy Manager, Chief General Manager and HR Consultant etc.
However before applying for any desired jobs one may ensure that he fulfils eligibility criteria. Interested candidates can apply through sending applications in prescribed format to the concerned authorities. For non technical areas one can apply for Accountant, Stenographer or Junior Accountant. There are multiple choices for promising and hard working candidates who aspire for a career in public sector.
To get updated with NHAI upcoming recruitment 2013 please refer to official page here.