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Agnipath Scheme 2022: Big announcement of Home Ministry, give priority to Agniveers for jobs in central police forces, Assam Rifles

By Priyanka Verma 
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Agnipath Scheme 2022: Big announcement of Home Ministry, give priority to Agniveers for jobs in central police forces, Assam Rifles

New Delhi: On Wednesday, Union home minister and BJP senior leader Amit Shah announced that government has decided to give priority to ‘Agniveers’ who have completed four years under the ‘Agnipath’ scheme in the recruitment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles.

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Taking to twitter, In a series of tweets in Hindi Union home ministry Amit Shah said, “Agnipath Yojana is a visionary and welcome decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the bright future of the youth. In this context, today, the ministry of home affairs (MHA) has decided to give priority to Agniveers who complete 4 years under this scheme for recruitment in CAPFs (central armed police forces) and Assam Rifles.”

He further said, “As this decision was taken by the MHA under the guidance of Prime Minister Modi, the youth trained by the ‘Agnipath’ scheme will be able to contribute to the service and security of the country. Detailed planning work has been initiated on this decision.”

On Tuesday, Unveiling the ‘Agnipath’ scheme, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had said that it was a transformative initiative that would provide a youthful profile to the armed forces. “Under the Agnipath scheme, Indian youngsters will be provided an opportunity to serve in the armed forces as Agniveer,” he added. Under the scheme, around 46,000 soldiers will be recruited this year between the ages of 17 and a half years and 21 years into the three services, the defence ministry said.

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