L&T recruits 3000 trainee engineers in current financial year, 30% hired women

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has appointed more than 3000 trainee engineers in the current financial year (2022-23). In the current batch of fresh engineers, 30 per cent are women.

Recession has created a stir all over the world these days. The phase of layoffs continues in big social media companies like Twitter and Meta. Meanwhile, engineering and construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has appointed more than 3,000 new trainee engineers in the current financial year (2022-23). The company gave this information on Monday.

According to news agency PTI, the recruitment of over 3,000 graduate and post graduate trainee engineers in the current financial year is three times as compared to 1,067 trainees in the previous financial year. L&T said in a statement that the number of women engineers has more than quadrupled to 1,009 in this financial year. In the last financial year, 248 trainee women were hired.

In the current appointment, 30 percent women , it has been said in the statement that the company has taken 75 percent engineers in the mechanical, civil and electrical sector in the new appointments. At the same time, in the current batch of new engineers, 30 percent are women.

L&T has 7.6 per cent female employees in the total workforce, said C Jayakumar, the company’s executive vice-president and head of corporate human resources, “At present, L&T has 7.6 per cent female employees in the total workforce and they are already considered a male bastion. have successfully entered the areas The company is expanding rapidly and currently has record orders.