Beneath the Agnipath scheme, round 46,000 troopers can be recruited this yr between the ages of 17 and a half years – 21 years into the three companies.

Agnipath scheme

New Delhi: ‘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 Residence Ministry introduced on Wednesday.

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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 going through the nation.

Beneath the scheme, round 46,000 troopers can be recruited this yr between the ages of 17 and a half years and 21 years into the three companies, the defence ministry stated. In a tweet, Residence Minister Amit Shah’s workplace on Wednesday stated the Agnipath scheme is a visionary and welcome choice by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a vibrant way forward for the nation’s youth.

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“On this context, at the moment the Ministry of Residence 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 choice of the Ministry of Residence Affairs, beneath the steering of the prime minister, kids skilled beneath the Agnipath scheme will be capable to contribute within the service and safety of the nation even additional. “Detailed planning work has began on this choice,” it tweeted.

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