Lohar Anglesmith

Spring Smith

Minimum 10th standard pass

Diploma in Blacksmith Trade

Will be updated

The tasks a Village Blacksmith is expected to perform include:

Forging domestic and agricultural articles used in villages, by repeated heating and hammering

Examining sample for shape and size

Heating specified type and length of metal in thefurnace to required degree of temperature

Placing and holding it on anvil with tongs and hammering itto the desired shape and size

Punching holes by heating and hammering

Joining pieces of ferrous metal by forge-welding

Heating articles frequently and checking it by sight or with scale

Fitting metal tyres on cart wheels

Performing simple heat treatment operations

Skilled in working with a forge or furnace

Efficient in using hammers, punches and tongs or anvils

Skilled in using pillar drills, centre lathes, milling machines and welding equipment

Efficient in working with various metals, including wrought iron, steel, brass, bronze and copper

Knowledge of heating metals to the right temperature

Skilled in joining metals together using various methods

Efficient in applying finishing touches to metal or products

On-the-job training or apprenticeship under an experienced Blacksmith

Full time college course in relevant field

Knowledge of motor mechanism

Physically fit

Attention to detail

Good communication skills

Analytical skills


Team player

Hand and eye coordination

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary fromcompany to company

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures

Occupational hazards include injury to body while using heavy equipment and tools, etc. if not taken care of

For candidates with experience INR 5,200 to INR 20,200 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends and Scope of Capital Goods Manufacturing and Related Industry in India

According to a report by CII from CSO and Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi, The Indian capital goods sector is characterised by a large width of products. The range of machinery produced in India includes heavy electrical machinery, textile machinery, machine tools, earthmoving and construction equipment including mining equipment, road construction equipment, material handling equipment, oil & gas equipment, sugar machinery, food processing and packaging machinery, railway equipment, metallurgical equipment, cement machinery, rubber machinery, process plants & equipment, paper & pulp machinery, printing machinery, dairy machinery, industrial refrigeration, industrial furnaces etc.

TheCapital Goods and related Manufacturingindustry of Indiaalone is an important indicator of the development. It has contributed an estimated6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%). It has further created investment and employment opportunities for Village Blacksmiths and related workers across various sectors such as agricultural capital goods, iron and steel, heavy and durable goods manufacturing for domestic use, etc.

Manufacturing units across all sectors

Construction companies

Agricultural equipment manufacturing plants

Cities, towns and villages across India

Will be updated

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