Agnipath Scheme: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh provided details of the new initiative at a media briefing shortly after the Prime Minister-led Cabinet Committee on Security approved the scheme which the government said would allow “patriotic and motivated” youth to serve in the armed forces for a period of four years.
“Under the ‘Agneepath’ scheme, Indian youth will be provided an opportunity to serve in the armed forces as ‘Agniveer’. This scheme has been brought to strengthen the security of the country. It is a transformative scheme,” Singh said in presence of the three service chiefs.
Agnipath Scheme 2022
Agnipath Scheme 2022: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has given a big gift to the youth joining the Army. If your dream is also to serve the country, then there is good news for you. Today, the government has announced mission Agnipath Scheme Army in a major change in the recruitment process of the Army. Along with Rajnath Singh, the three Army Chiefs General Manoj Pandey, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhary, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar were also present at today’s press conference.
Agnipath Scheme What’s in the new plan
The soldiers will be reviewed after 4 years.
Along with this, they will get a service fund package at the time of leaving the job.
There will be no pension in the scheme, lump sum money will be given
Soldiers recruited under this army will be called Agniveer
Most of the jawans to be recruited under this scheme will be released after four years.
Which age group can youth apply?
In this scheme, the government will give good salary to agniveers and even after 4 years of service, the youth will get a lot of new opportunities for the future. In this scheme, youth from 17.5 years to 21 years can apply (agneepath scheme army age limit). It will provide for training from 10 weeks to 6 months.
How much salary will you get?
If we talk about the salary in this scheme, according to the Ministry of Defence, the youth will get an annual package of 4.76 lakh in the first year in this scheme. At the same time, in the last year i.e. in the fourth year, it will increase to 6.92 lakh. At the same time, the benefit of risk and hardship allowances will also be available to the people of the army. At the same time, after the completion of 4 years of service, the army youth will be given Rs 11.7 lakh as service fund. Let me tell you that there will be no tax of any kind on this amount.
Tweet About Agnipath Scheme
Among the veterans, Major General BS Dhanoa (retired) tweeted, “Two serious recommendations to the just announced recruitment policy for the armed forces; a. Increase the service period of new recruits to a min of seven years b. Make the retention of those keen to serve longer at least 50 percent.”
Senior Army officer Major General Yash Mor urged that the armed forces should not be looked at from an economic point of of view. “Military life and career can’t be evaluated from money saved to the exchequer,” he tweeted.
Agneepath Scheme: How much will be the salary of ‘Agniveers’ and who will get a chance?
The monthly salary of an ‘Agniveer’ in the first year of employment would be Rs 30,000 and the in-hand amount would be Rs 21,000 as Rs 9,000 would go to a corpus with an equal contribution of the government.
When will be launch Agnipath Scheme?
The chiefs of the three wings of the Army, including Minister Rajnath Singh and the Defence Secretary, presented themselves to the media. In this press conference, it was informed that in the next 90 days, the recruitment of the country’s firemen will start in the army.
What is Agnipath Scheme?
AGNIPATH scheme allows patriotic and motivated youth to serve in the Armed Forces for a period of four years. Soldiers who are recruited under this scheme will be known as Agniveers in Indian Army.