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Centre announces AGNIPATH Scheme 


  • The Centre today cleared the AGNIPATH Scheme for recruitment of youth in the Armed Forces. 
  • Briefing media in New Delhi with three Serivce Chiefs, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, the youth selected under this scheme will be known as Agniveers. 
  • The Agniveers will be getting attractive monthly packages with Risk and Hardship allowances as applicable in the three services. 
  • Mr Singh said Agniveers will also be paid a one-time Seva Nidhi package upon completion of an engagement period of four years.