In the wake of the nationwide outcry of youth and opposition against the central government proposing a new ‘fire path’ for the defense sector, the Center on Monday issued a notification for the recruitment of cadets under the program by launching an online portal for registration. Anticipated ‘fireworks’.
The development comes a day after the Union Ministry of Defense dismissed any rollback on the new plan and said that firefighters would be rejected if they were accused of arson or sabotage.
“Agnewir general duty, Agniwer technical, Agnewir technician (aviation / ammunition tester), Agnewir clerk / storekeeper technical, Agnewir tradesman 10th grade and Agnewir tradesman will be registered from 8th of July 2022, according to ARO Rally schedule. “The notice said.
The circular stated that the recruitment would be based on the Army Act, 1950, for a period of four years covering the training period.
The ‘Agnipath’ project proposes to recruit young people aged 17 to one and a half years to a four-year term, with the exception of one time period of 23 years.
Appointments are made on the basis of general admission test, medical examination and physical examination. The ranks assigned to the ‘firemen’ are considered to be different from the regular ranks in the army, with a distinctive symbol of force.
‘Service Fund’ package ₹10.04 lakh (inclusive of tax) will be provided after appointment, the notice said.
Approximately 25% of each ‘Agni Veer’ batch is enrolled in the Indian Army’s General Cadre and is also provided with a Certificate of Skill.
“Every person who wishes to join the armed forces through the ‘Agnipath’ scheme must pledge that they are not part of any protest or involved in any violence. No one can join forces without police scrutiny… We have made provisions, ”Lt General Anil Puri, Additional Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, said at a press conference in Delhi on Sunday.
He charged that the protests were triggered by “anti-spirits” and some coaching organizations, saying that discipline was the highest for the armed forces.
Protests against the project took place today for the sixth day and the ‘Bharat Bandh’ was celebrated on Monday.