Industries that can create alluring job opportunities in Lucknow
Lucknow, a city of Nawabs, has no paucity of good employment opportunities across different sectors. Appreciated worldwide for its delectable cuisine and exquisite embroidery, the city has emerged as the leading trading and marketplace in the Northern India.
Being the capital of Uttar Pradesh, various government departments are situated in the city; employing hundreds of people. Furthermore, liberalization has opened up new career avenues for self-employed professionals also, and as a result, the city has seen an increase in the number of people set up their own businesses. In the last few years, the city was ranked 6th among other cities for faster job creation. Last year, jobs in Lucknow were mainly produced in consumer durable, automobile, information technology and hardware sectors.
Let’s ponder deep into the industrial sector of Lucknow
It’s thrilling to note that the software industry’s apex lobby group is looking at Lucknow as the future IT hub. The proposed IT city in the capital may not only include within its ambit the full-fledged IT special economic zone (SEZ) but it may also encompass housing scheme, a cancer institute and IIT project. The state government is planning to open the IT city in the capital, away from Noida, so that students of the region can find IT jobs in Lucknow. Also, the center government had already given the status of a special economic zone to the IT city, which would surely provide a much needed boost to the project, wherein companies would get tax exemptions and other government incentives & sops.
The IT giant TCS has opened its research & development (R&D) center in the city, which is grabbing the attention of young professionals from around the nation. Some other proposed institutions which will produce a good number of jobs in Lucknow are-
1= An IT park on 25 acres
2= New special economic zone, vesting over 100 acres
3= Establishment of the new food park and agro park
Besides these, HCL has also decided to set up 100 acres IT city in Lucknow, a move that is likely to produce over 25,000 jobs in Lucknow.
Indeed Lucknow is the paradise for food lovers. The wide varieties of delectable cuisines of the city are popular across the world. The market for foodies has created huge jobs in Lucknow in the hotel management sector. The current and upcoming hotels, restaurants and resorts looking out for skilled resources. There are various job profiles exist in the sector and mainly it includes-
1= Execute Housekeepers
2= Convention Services Managers
3= Resident Managers
4= Front Office Managers
5= General Managers
Some of the leading hotels where you can find hotel management jobs in Lucknow are-
(A) The Deep Place
(B) Clarks Avadh
(C) Tulip Inn and India Awadh
(D) The Piccadily
(E) Capoors Hotel
(F) Hotel Lineage
(G) La Place Sarovar Portico
(H) Comfort Inn
Real estate sector
During the last few years, the realty sector of the city has recorded an exponential growth. The massive development has been taken place around the fields like Gomtinagar and Alambagh, and as a result, there is a rise in the land prices also. The public transport projects are in the pipeline, whereas the state government has also sanctioned bypass and expressway projects for the city.
Furthermore, many leading developers like Ansals, Eldeco Group, Omaxe, are planning to launch their residential projects in the city. With such plans for creating a better infrastructure in the city, there are more jobs for engineers and other professionals in the real estate sector. The Sultanpur Road has emerged as the new realty hotspot of Lucknow due to the proposed construction of IT city and international stadium. This has jammed the area with real estate players who are taking different steps to meet the burgeoning demands for housing and commercial space in the area. As a result, there is a high demand of professionals who have expertise & knowledge in real estate.
To bolster the bio-tech sector in the city, the Ministry of Science and Technology has set up a bio-tech park in Lucknow. This park is providing support to various industries for undertaking various research & development work. The Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research in the city is playing an indispensable role in developing new varieties of sugarcane. Situated at a distance of 25 km from Lucknow, the Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture is well appreciated for its mango research and introduction of different varieties of mangoes.
Headquartered in Lucknow, the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research is the only toxicology institute in the nation.
In view of the above growth, Lucknow was rightly called the biotechnology city in 2002 during the 88th annual session of the Indian Science Congress.
In the biotechnology sector, below jobs are available in Lucknow-
1= Laboratory Assistant
2= Greenhouse and Field Technician
3= Forensic DNA Analyst
4= Clinical Research Associate
5= Bioinformatics Specialist
Among the leading manufacturing units where you can find jobs in Lucknow are-
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited,
- Tata Motors,
- Scooters India Ltd.
- Omax Auto
The pay scale
To get an idea of the salary structure, let’s take into account some of the common job profiles exist in the city. The average salary of an Operational Manager is Rs 7,75,000/annum, whereas, an Area Sales Manager can expect to draw Rs 4,92,000/annum. Coming on to the other job profiles, as a researcher in the biotechnology sector, you can fetch Rs 50,000–80,000/annum.