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Centre’s New Provide To Quell ‘Agnipath’ Row: Quota in Defence Ministry Jobs


‘Agnipath’ is a brand new four-year tour of obligation programme for the navy

New Delhi:

The federal government will reserve 10 per cent jobs within the Defence Ministry to soak up ‘Agniveers’, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh introduced at the moment amid protests in opposition to the brand new navy recruitment programme, ‘Agnipath’.

The announcement comes after 4 days of violent protests in a number of states by navy aspirants over worries about job safety on the finish of 4 years, the period of the ‘Agnipath’ tour of obligation scheme.

“The ten% reservation will probably be carried out within the Indian Coast Guard and defence civilian posts, and all of the 16 Defence Public Sector Undertakings. This reservation can be along with present reservation for ex-servicemen,” Mr Singh tweeted.

“Vital amendments to related recruitment guidelines will probably be undertaken to implement these provisions. Defence Public Sector Undertakings will probably be suggested to make related amendments to their respective recruitment guidelines. Vital age rest provision may also be made,” he stated.

The centre this morning provided extra concessions to the protesters in a bid to persuade them to name off their agitation. It introduced 10 per cent reservation for ‘Agniveers’ within the Central Armed Police Forces, or CAPFs, and the Assam Rifles, which comes below the Defence Ministry.

The Dwelling Ministry additionally introduced three years’ age rest past the higher age restrict for ‘Agniveers’ for becoming a member of the CAPFs and the Assam Rifles.

At the moment, over 73,000 posts are vacant in 5 wings of the paramilitary forces – Border Safety Pressure (BSF), Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Shastra Seema Bal (SSB), and the Central Industrial Safety Pressure (CISF).

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As many as 73,219 posts are vacant in CAPFs and the Assam Rifles, reveals Dwelling Ministry information. In addition to, 18,124 posts are additionally vacant in police forces in Union Territories.

The ten-lakh-strong CAPF is among the largest employment producing businesses below the Dwelling Ministry.

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