The starting salary for engineers is approximately Rs 5, while for diploma holders it is Rs 4,000 per month; initially this excludes benefits and allowances, which depend on recruiting organization.
Other than the regular pressures of the job, the safety health and welfare of miners is a heavy responsibility for mining engineers. Metallurgists have to be constantly alert about maintaining standards, as metal products play a vital role in practically every aspect of life.
As mineral deposits are often located in remote places, all employees are provided housing in colonies in the vicinity of the mines. Several other facilities-medical, educational and recreational is also provided as benefits to all employees.