Agneepath Scheme : 'Guaranteed govt jobs' for Agniveers - Haryana CM Manohar Lal's BIG announcement
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar participated in the Yoga Day celebrations on Tuesday. Speaking at the occasion, Khattar said, "Those (75 per cent of Agniveers who would return after four years of service) who want to get Haryana government jobs will be given guaranteed jobs.
- Manohar Lal Khattar announces guaranteed jobs for Agniveers
- Khattar makes announcement after Yoga Day Event
- Haryana 1st state to announce job guarantee to agniveers
Amid the row over the Centre`s newly-launched agneepath scheme for recruitment to Armed Forces, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the `Agniveers` after their four years of service will be provided guaranteed jobs in the state government.
Chief Minister Khattar participated in the Yoga Day celebrations here on Tuesday. Speaking at the occasion, Khattar said, "Those (75 per cent of Agniveers who would return after four years of service) who want to get Haryana government jobs will be given guaranteed jobs.
Those who want can get inducted into any cadre for Group C jobs. Otherwise, we have jobs in Police, which will be given to them."The "transformative" agneepath scheme, announced by Union Minister Rajanath Singh on June 14, in the presence of the three service chiefs provides for the recruitment into the Armed services of youths between the age bracket of 17-and-a-half-years to 21 for only four years with a provision to retain 25 per cent of them for 15 more years.The Centre later extended the upper age limit to 23 years for recruitment in 2022.
After the policy was announced on June 14, protests erupted in various states including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Telangana, Odisha, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand and Assam.As the agitation intensified in some places, protestors went on the rampage setting trains on fire, torching vehicles and damaging both private and public properties.
Protests had disrupted rail services in several parts of the country. Around 500 train services have been affected throughout the country due to the ongoing agitation, informed railway officials.