Centre To Prioritise ‘Agniveers’ For Jobs In CAPF, Assam Rifles After Finishing 4 Years


New Delhi: A day after the federal government introduced Agnipath recruitment scheme for the defence forces, Union dwelling minister Amit Shah on Wednesday introduced that his ministry has determined to offer precedence to ‘Agniveers’ who’ve accomplished 4 years underneath the ‘Agnipath’ scheme within the recruitment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles, reported information company ANI. The house minister additional added that the scheme is a ‘transformative initaive’, and can enhance ‘employment alternatives’.

“With this determination taken by the Dwelling Ministry underneath the steering of Prime Minister Modi, the youth skilled by the ‘Agnipath’ scheme will have the ability to contribute to the service and safety of the nation. Detailed planning work has been began on this determination,” Shah stated, in response to information company ANI.

Shah additionally shared particulars concerning the Agnipath recruitment scheme whereas welcoming the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheme that goals to remodel armed forces.

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“Agnipath scheme is a visionary and welcome determination by Prime Minister Modi ji for the intense way forward for youth. On this context, right now the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs has determined to offer precedence to Agniveers who’ve accomplished 4 years underneath this scheme within the recruitment of CAPFs and Assam Rifles,” Shah stated in a collection of tweets in Hindi.

Unveiling the Agnipath scheme, defence minister Rajnath Singh stated Indian children will likely be supplied a possibility to serve within the armed forces as Agniveer. The ‘Agniveers’ will likely be given a great pay bundle and an exit retirement bundle after a service of 4 years. After 4 years, solely 25 per cent of the Agniveers will likely be retained or re-enlisted within the common cadre based mostly on advantage, willingness and medical health.

This transfer is aimed to deliver down the ballooning wage and pension payments amid criticism that the transfer will adversely affect the professionalism, army ethos and combating spirit of the over 14-lakh robust armed forces.

 ‘Agnipath’ is a pan India merit-based recruitment scheme for enrolling troopers, airmen and sailors. The scheme gives a possibility for youth to serve within the common cadre of the armed forces.

These retained will serve for a full time period of one other 15 years. The primary 4 years, served underneath a contract, aren’t prone to be considered for the fixation of the ultimate pensionary advantages. The opposite 75 per cent ‘Agniveers’ will likely be demobilized, with an exit or “Seva Nidhi” bundle of Rs 11-12 lakh, partly funded by their month-to-month contributions, in addition to ability certificates and financial institution loans for assist in their second careers.


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