Around 500 contractual linemen to be appointed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 15 May 2017 12:25:18


Staff Reporter,

MADHYA Pradesh East Region Power Distribution Company Limited (MPERPDCL) will provide prompt electricity related services to consumers of Jabalpur, Sagar, Rewa and Shahdol divisions. The company will appoint 500 contractual linemen for the same.


Overcoming lack of proper staff of linemen will improve pace of redressal of grievances related to power supply and consumers will get better services. In order to maintain quality of repairing works, candidates trained from Industrial Training Institute (ITI) only are being selected.

At the training centre at Nayagaon Jabalpur, contractual linemen’s recruitment process is in progress. MPERPDCL had conducted online recruitment exam for appointing 502 linemen through MP On Line and about 10,000 candidates appeared in exam. On the basis of merit list candidates have been called for physical fitness test in different phases and selected linemen are being given appointment order immediately before sending them to concerned region. After physical fitness test in second phase recently, appointment orders were issued to 136 candidates and instructions were given to them to report to duty at regional Chief Engineer (CE) office by May 22. Earlier, in first phase, 337 contractual linemen have been posted in field offices.