Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated on Wednesday that once they complete their four years of service under the 'Agnipath' plan, 'Agniveers' will be given precedence in the recruitment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles.
"Prime Minister Modi ji's Agnipath initiative is a visionary and welcome decision for the youth's bright future. In this context, the Ministry of Home Affairs today announced that Agniveers who have served for four years under this plan will be given precedence in the recruitment of CAPFs and Assam Rifles "Shah sent out a tweet.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated on Tuesday that the 'Agnipath' project is a "transformative effort" that will give the armed services a more youthful appearance.
"Under the Agnipath initiative, Indian youth would be given the opportunity to serve as Agniveers in the armed services," he stated.
In order to strengthen India's security, the Agnipath system was implemented. After four years of service, the 'Agniveers' will be rewarded with a generous wage package and an exit retirement plan.
'Agnipath is a merit-based recruitment process for soldiers, airmen, and sailors that operates across India. The scheme allows young people to join the military forces' regular cadre, and those who join will be known as 'Agniveers.'
Agniveers will serve for four years, including the training phase, after which only 25% of them will be re-enlisted in the regular cadre on the basis of their willingness, merit, and medical fitness.
The re-enlisted applicants will continue to serve for a period of one year.