Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will temporary the members of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Defence, comprising MPs from ruling in addition to opposition events, on Monday, on numerous facets of the recently-launched Agnipath recruitment, the ministry stated on Thursday.
The three service chiefs and defence secretary are additionally prone to be current within the assembly, the defence ministry stated.
The committee on Defence chaired by Mr Singh has 20 members, together with 13 from Lok Sabha and round 7 from Rajya Sabha, in accordance with the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry web site.
It contains members from nearly all events. Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Nationwide Convention supremo Farooq Abdullah and TMC chief Sudip Bandyopadhyay are amongst its members. “Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is scheduled to temporary the Committee members about numerous facets of the recently-launched AGNIPATH scheme, by way of which recruitment of troopers in all of the three Companies will henceforth happen,” the ministry stated in a press release.
Defence Secretary, three Service Chiefs and different senior officers of the ministry are prone to be current, it added.
After the scheme was unveiled on June 14, violent protests passed off in a number of states for almost per week and numerous opposition events demanded its rollback.
Earlier this week, the Indian Air Pressure (IAF) stated it has acquired almost 7.5 lakh functions below the “Agnipath” recruitment scheme. The registration course of below the scheme started on June 24.
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