In previous decades Durgapur was considered to be a small town that had a handful of facilities for its dwellers. And people used to depend mainly on Kolkata for any major facilities like education, medical, etc. But gradually Durgapur has observed metamorphosis and has attained the contour of a mini metropolis that has achieved the tag of “Satellite town” of Kolkata. Durgapur has now become the fastest growing industrial city in the state of West Bengal. In recent times with rapid change and developmental activities, the city of Durgapur is gradually changing its status from “small city” to “Smart city”. Durgapur being very close to the “City of Joy” Kolkata has developed itself in every possible way in terms of infrastructure, healthcare sector, entertainment and amusement and it can be said in the true sense as the satellite city of the metropolitan. The smart city Durgapur is endowed with lush greenery and plenteous space for the people to thrive in.
At an early stage, there used to be a handful of jobs in Durgapur. Durgapur steel plant operated by SAIL was the paramount creator of job vacancies in Durgapur as a result of which job vacancies were few and handful in number, a few youths could get through the long and humdrum process of SAIL recruitment. As a result of it, people of Durgapur had to leave there hometown in search of work and had to flock to other cities and states. But as Durgapur earned the tag of the second planned city in India ranked after Chandigarh it started attracting educational institutes like that of Pathfinder, Akash, FIIT JEE, reputed schools and colleges as well as small and big corporate companies marked Durgapur as their destination for operation. The city offers its natives with ample of space for setting up of buildings and to carry on business that has also became another most important aspect that attracted investors.
But now with steadily changing scenario for the past eight to nine years the city has visualized growth of many small, medium and big sized companies that have been able to create a good and varied number of job vacancies in Durgapur.
Many graduates passing out from various disciplines have chosen Durgapur to be the destination for their own business or entrepreneurship and that has created a surge in job vacancies. The city can now offer various types of job roles to the youth generation like Customer care, BPO jobs, IT, designing, teaching, digital marketing and SEO and many more options are available. Many big companies like those of Tata, Reliance, and Future group are also operating in the city. Some of the renowned hospitals like Mission hospital, IQ city hospital and many others have helped local people to avail five-star super specialty treatment facilities in the city only.
Many job providing portals are constantly engaged in the city to help locate various available jobs in the city. Durgapur Job is one such job portal that is acting as a bridge between employers and employees. The portal helps to display varied segments of a job leading from different genres of industries. Job seekers can easily search their desired vacancies from Durgapur job and can apply on their preferred job by dropping their resume in the job portal. In a similar manner, an employer who is searching for job vacancies can go through the resumes provided by candidates and select from the list of candidates who have applied for a job. Such portals with the help of internet have indeed made job hunting an easy process. Where a candidate can very easily search his desired career path. This job portal has indeed contributed to substantially change the job scenario of Durgapur that has attracted many youths who have left Durgapur to return back in their home town and to settle down with their families and peers.