Agnipath Scheme: Why did the government increase the age? When will recruitment start, Army Chief’s big statement came amid protests

Army Chief on Agnipath Scheme: Army Chief General Manoj Pandey said on Friday that ‘Agnipath’; (Agnipath) The decision to increase the age limit from 21 years to 23 years for the year 2022 under the scheme will provide opportunities to the youth who are preparing to join the army, but for the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Couldn’t do that. General Pandey said that the recruitment process will be announced soon after the government’s decision to give one-time relaxation in age for recruitment in the army. Army Chief Manoj Pandey has told that the notification will be issued only after two days.

23 years old

Announced ‘Agneepath’ for recruitment in Armed Forces Amid protests against the scheme, the government on Thursday raised the recruitment age for 2022 under the process to 23 years from the earlier announced 21 years. The government has made a radical change in the defense recruitment process and ‘Agneepath’ regarding the recruitment of soldiers in the three services. The scheme was announced on Tuesday, under which youth in the age group of 17 and a half years to 21 years will be recruited on contract basis for a short period of four years and only 25 per cent will be regularized later. These are called ‘Agniveer’ Name will be given.

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Salary of fire fighters

In the first year of employment an ‘Agniveer’; The monthly salary will be 30 thousand rupees and 21 thousand rupees should come in hand, because nine thousand rupees will go to a fund with equal contribution to the government. After this, in the second, third and fourth year, the monthly salary will be Rs 33 thousand, Rs 36 thousand 500 and Rs 40 thousand. Each ‘Agniveer’ will get an amount of Rs 11.71 lakh as ‘Service Fund Package’ and will be exempted from income tax. The four-year tenure under the new scheme will include a training period of about two and a half months to six months.

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