IAF receives over 1.83 lakh applications under Agnipath scheme in 6 days

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has gotten over 1.83 lakh applications under the Agnipath enlistment plot in no less than six days of the enrollment cycle, an authority correspondence said.

The enrollment interaction that started on June 24 had seen documenting of 94,281 applications by Monday, and 56,960 applications till Sunday.

After the plan was disclosed on June 14, brutal fights against it shook a few states for almost seven days, and a few resistance groups requested its rollback.

“Up until this point, 1,83,634 future Agniveers have applied on the enlistment site https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in …Registration closes on July 5, 2022,” the IAF said on Twitter.

Under the plan, the public authority had expressed young people between the ages of 17-and-a-half and 21 years would be enlisted for a four-year-residency, while 25% of them will be thusly drafted for normal help.

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The public authority had on June 16 expanded the upper age limit for enlistment under the plan to a long time from 21 for the year 2022, and in this way declared a huge number of propitiatory advances, like an inclination for Agniveers in focal paramilitary powers and safeguard public area endeavors upon their retirement.

Numerous BJP-governed states likewise proclaimed the ‘Agniveers’ – – as the fighters drafted under the Agnipath plan will be known – – will be agreed need in enlistment into state police powers. The military have, in any case, clarified the people who had enjoyed savage fights and illegal conflagration against the new enrollment plan won’t be enlisted. PTI

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