Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday announced that his ministry has decided to give priority to ‘Agniveers’ who have completed four years under the ‘Agnipath’ scheme in the recruitment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles.
Shah said a “detailed planning” work has been started in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Following the decision.
Shah took Twitter to make the announcement while welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme, which aims to transform armed forces.
“Agnipath scheme is a visionary and welcome decision by Prime Minister Modi Ji for the bright future of youth. In this context, today the Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to give priority to Agniveers who have completed four years under this scheme in the recruitment of CAPFs and Assam Rifles,” Shah said in a series of tweets in Hindi.
“With this decision taken by the Home Ministry under the guidance of Prime Minister Modi, the youth trained by the ‘Agnipath’ scheme will be able to contribute to the service and security of the country. Detailed planning work has been started on this decision,” Shah said.