Press conference of the three armies amidst the ruckus at Agneepath, – Army needs a synergy of passion and senses

Agnipath Scheme: The ruckus regarding the Agnipath scheme of the central government is not taking its name to stop. Youth across the country are protesting against this scheme. Meanwhile, now a joint press conference has been held by the three armies regarding the Agneepath plan. In which the benefits of this scheme were told. It was said from the army that this reform was to be done long back. This work started in 1989. It was our wish that this work should start, work was going on continuously on it. In which the age of the commanding officer was reduced. Many such changes took place. 

Army needs a combination of passion and senses 
In this press conference of the three armies, it was told that, we want a youthful profile. You all know that in 2030, 50 percent of the people in our country will be below the age of 25. Does it feel good that the army which is protecting the country should be 32 years old? We try to be young in some way. Many people were discussed about this, foreign countries were also studied. It was seen in all countries that the age was 26, 27 and 28 years. There are three to four ways to get recruited. Anyone in all can exit anytime. Those countries also face the same challenges as our youth. 

Agniveers will get more allowance than jawans
It was told by the army that there is a retirement scheme, in which Agniveer Contribution of 5 lakhs, the government will give 5 lakhs on its behalf. All their allowances will be beans. There will be no difference between them and the soldiers. Because he will fight with us. There is no chance that we should underestimate him. If you die in the army, you will get an insurance of 1 crore. On which no tax will have to be paid. 

Additional Secretary of DMA, Lt Gen Anil Puri and HR Heads of the three forces were present in this press conference. These included Lt Gen CP Ponnapa from the Army, Air Officer Personnel Air Marshal SK Jha from the Air Force and Vice Admiral DK Tripathi from the Navy. 

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