Let us look at some of the important industries of Amritsar and which offers great career and job opportunities:
As already mentioned the tourism industry of the city is a flourishing one and adds to a large percentage of the economy. Some of the prominent landmarks, including the Golden Temple, attract a huge number of visitors every year and leads to a great revenue generation for the government. Thus, we can see that the opportunities in this industry are varied and numerous.
The hospitality industry which is closely associated with the tourism industry is also positively affected. A number of big hotels and resorts have grown up leading to the growth of the real estate sector too. These have all led to huge employment opportunities here.
The dairy industry of Punjab is the biggest in India and Amritsar also plays a considerable part in it. Some of the major milk plants in neighbouring area of Amritsar offers livelihood to both the farmers and the workers in the plants. A variety of milk products are also produced in these milk plants and expertise in the field is required, which offer opportunities for those who are in this field of technology.
Around 10-12% of the country’s cotton is from Punjab and this has led to a number of textile industries in the region. Some of the textile mills are also located in Amritsar, producing a variety of cotton textile products.
A 540 MW thermal plant is under implementation at Goindwal Sahib of Amritsar District and is expected to be open a number of employment openings in the future
Apart from the various industries, as Amritsar is the administrative centre of the district, there are various administrative offices here. So, there is a variety of positions offered by these government offices. There are a number of reputed government educational institutes that recruit positions for teaching and other administrative positions.