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‘Agneepath change plan was predetermined, no pressure’, Defense Ministry on new model of recruitment


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Published: Sunday, June 19, 2022, 16:48 [IST]

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New Delhi, June 19: There is a ruckus across the country regarding the new model ‘Agneepath’ scheme of recruitment in the central government’s army. Meanwhile, on Sunday, Additional Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, Anil Puri addressed a press conference regarding the ‘Agneepath’ scheme, where he said that this reform was long overdue. We want to bring youthful enthusiasm and experience with this reform. He said that the new changes made in the army were pre-decided and there was no pressure on the Defense Ministry.

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Along with this, he also clearly said that the Agneepath scheme will not be withdrawn. This is a progressive step. Lt Gen Anil Puri told the media that the changes in the recently announced Agneepath plan were well planned and were not under pressure due to recent incidents of violence and arson. The Adjutant General of the Indian Army, Lieutenant General Bansi Ponnappa, Chief of the Indian Navy, Vice Admiral Dinesh Tripathi and Air Marshal Suraj Jha, Personnel-in-Charge of the Indian Air Force were also present at the press conference.

Lt Gen Puri also said that the Agneepath scheme was planned in 1989 and necessary steps to implement it also started around the same time. He said, “We had to first consider many aspects and implement many other changes. The age factor had to be considered. The age of joining the armed forces had to be reduced first. The age of the commanding officers also had to be reduced. ” He further added, “By 2030, half of India’s population will be under the age of 25. We wanted to create a good mix of youth full of enthusiasm and energy along with experienced serving soldiers.”

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With this, he told that in future the recruitment of soldiers under the Agneepath scheme will be more than one lakh. He said that future wars will be based on technology. Drones will be used to destroy armored vehicles and tanks. We need such technical youth who are expert in using such technology. The Center will begin with recruiting 46,000 Army candidates to ‘analyze’ the plan.

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Story first published: Sunday, June 19, 2022, 16:48 [IST]

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