The House Ministry Saturday introduced to order 10 per cent vacancies for recruitment within the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles for Agniveers, the House Minister’s Workplace stated. The announcement comes amid widespread protests in opposition to the just lately unveiled ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of troopers within the armed forces on a short-term contractual foundation.

The troopers recruited beneath this scheme might be known as ‘Agniveers’.”The Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) decides to order 10% vacancies for recruitment in CAPFs and Assam Rifles for Agniveers,” the House Minister’s Workplace stated in a tweet.The MHA additionally introduced age leisure for ‘Agniveers’ for recruitment within the CAPFs and Assam Rifles.

In its second tweet, the House Minister’s Workplace stated, “The MHA additionally decides to provide 3 years age leisure past the prescribed higher age restrict to Agniveers for recruitment in CAPFs & Assam Rifles. Additional, for the primary batch of Agniveer, the age leisure might be for five years past the prescribed higher age restrict.


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