The Indian workforce is over 487-million strong, the second largest after China. Of these, over 94% work in the unorganized sector.
The organised sector includes workers employed by the government, state-owned enterprises and private sector companies.
In this post we highlight the 8 biggest employers in India.
Get ready for a thrilling ride.
Indian Railways is the largest employer in India with 14 lakh employees and eighth biggest employer of the world.
Indian Armed Forces
Indian Armed Forces which has 13 lakh people in its active forces, is at ninth place in the world ranking.
India Post is the government operated postal system and has over 4.66 lakh employees.
TCS has become the world's third largest employer of people in the technology sector, with over 3 lakh employees
State Bank of India
A public sector banking and financial services company, has over 2.22 lakh employees.
Infosys is the second-largest India-based IT services company going by 2014 revenues and employs over 1.6 lakh people.
IBM India Private Limited
An Indian subsidiary of IBM, has over 1.5 lakh people on its rolls in India.
IT consulting company has over 1.34 lakh employees. It was incorporated on December 29, 1945, in Mumbai by Azim Premji as 'Western India Vegetable Products Limited, later abbreviated to Wipro.