40 thousand salary, 11 lakh service fund, such is the Agneepath scheme
To connect the youth with the army and modernize the armed forces, the central government has come up with the Agneepath scheme.
Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh announced Agneepath scheme. Under which the youth will be recruited on commission in the Armed Forces for a period of 4 years.
During this, salary from 30,000/- in the first year to 40,000/- in the fourth year will be given to Agniveers. Apart from this, risk, ration, uniform and suitable traveling allowance will also be given.
After 4 years, you will also get the benefit of a combined fund of 10.4 lakh and accrued interest, free from income tax. After completing 4 years of tenure, candidates will be able to do other normal jobs.
After 4 years, candidates will also be able to volunteer for the regular cadre. Permanent recruitment will also be given to Agniveers on the basis of merit in case of vacancies in the army.
Certificate will also be given to the candidates after 4 years. The training and other skills received during this period can be used by the candidates to get other jobs as well.
Applicants age should be between 17 and a half years to 21 years. There is no change in the selection process.
If Agniveer dies, then the family will get an amount of more than Rs 1 crore including service fund along with interest. Apart from this, the salary of the remaining job will also be given.
At the same time, if Agniveer becomes disabled, then he will be given an amount of up to Rs 44 lakh. Apart from this, the salary of the remaining job will also be available.