‘Agniveers’, troopers recruited within the Military, Navy and the Air Pressure on short-term contract beneath a particular ‘Agnipath’ scheme, will get precedence in recruitment to the central armed police forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles, the Union Dwelling Ministry introduced on Wednesday.

It stated those that full 4 years of service beneath the scheme could be given precedence within the recruitment course of.

The federal government on Tuesday unveiled this transformative scheme, in a serious overhaul of the decades-old choice course of to usher in fitter and youthful troops to cope with future safety challenges dealing with the nation.

Below the scheme, round 46,000 troopers will likely be recruited this 12 months between the ages of 17 and a half years and 21 years into the three providers, the defence ministry stated.

In a tweet, Dwelling Minister Amit Shah’s workplace on Wednesday stated the Agnipath scheme is a visionary and welcome determination by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a vivid way forward for the nation’s youth.

“On this context, immediately the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs has determined to provide precedence to Agniveers who’ve accomplished 4 years beneath this scheme within the recruitment of CAPFs and Assam Rifles,” the HMO India tweeted.

With this determination of the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs, beneath the steering of the prime minister, children educated beneath the Agnipath scheme will be capable of contribute within the service and safety of the nation even additional.

“Detailed planning work has began on this determination,” it tweeted.

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