Northern Army Commander: Agniveers will be capable citizens, says Northern Army Commander
The army commander said that at the end of the four-year period, Agniveers will go into society as a disciplined, dynamic, motivated and qualified workforce for employment in other sectors, including business and industry, central para military forces and public sector units to pursue their careers in jobs of their choice.
“It’s a win-win situation for all and the Agniveers would act as a bridge between the military and society…they would play a role in nation-building and even fight street crime, especially against women as responsible citizens of the country,” Dwivedi said. speaking to a presser in Srinagar.
Lt Gen said this program would attract young people to J&K, put them on the right track and ensure they don’t go astray. “Our effort in four years is to show them the right path… Our Moulvis would train them and make them understand the Quran so that they take the right path,” Dwivedi said. He also informed that young people would be trained in local RR units to ensure that they register whenever there is a vacancy.
Agnipath programme: all about the Indian army’s mega recruitment campaign
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the program called “Agnipath” on Tuesday, June 14. The Indian Army is reviewing its recruitment process for personnel below officer rank. This is done to deploy fitter and younger troops to its front lines on short contracts of no more than four years. We try to explain what the Agnipath schema for Agniveers is all about. Look!
The program aims to harness the “Skill India” initiative by enrolling holders of ITI degrees and other skills needed for certain technical trades.
“Agniveers will carry a unique CV as they will receive Agniveer competency certificates, get credits to facilitate higher education and a financial package to start a new business,” he said. In addition to this, 25% of Agniveers, after four years, would be offered the opportunity to enlist in the permanent framework of the armed forces and future recruitment into the armed forces would be through the Agnipath program.
The commander said that this initiative will reduce the average age of the Indian Army from 32 to 26, which will increase the technological threshold and optimize the duration of recruit training to ensure better readiness of soldiers in the army. field army for active duty deployment.
He said the initiative would prepare the military for big data analytics and artificial intelligence warfare, as young people would be sufficiently equipped to prepare for these “wars of the future”.
“The violence has moved to the virtual world and Agniveers would be skilled in handling modern equipment and weapons,” he said, adding, “50% of our population is under 25 and this explosion of youth must be guided in the right direction”. The commander said young people should not volunteer for the Agnipath program just for the sake of a job, but look at it through the lens of “passion and determination”.