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Latest News! Mahindra Group to Hire Agniveers, Announces Anand Mahindra

The Mahindra Group announces that they will provide job opportunities to Agnipath scheme graduates, said Chairman Anand Mahindra in a tweet on Monday.

Kritika Madhukar
The announcement by Mahindra comes at a time when the scheme has sparked nationwide protests over the last three days
The announcement by Mahindra comes at a time when the scheme has sparked nationwide protests over the last three days

Agniveers, through leadership, teamwork, and physical training, provide market-ready professional solutions to industry, spanning the entire spectrum from operations to administration and supply chain management stated, Chairman Anand Mahindra.

In the midst of the ongoing uproar over the Centre's recently announced Agnipath military recruitment scheme, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra announced on Monday that the young people trained under the scheme will be hired.

The announcement by Mahindra comes at a time when the scheme has sparked nationwide protests over the last three days. 

"When the scheme was mooted last year, I started-& I repeat-the discipline & skills Agniveers gain will make them eminently employable," Mahindra said, describing how he is pained to see the violence surrounding the Agneepath program.

What position Will the Mahindra Group Offer to Agniveers?

Many people congratulated and complimented the industrialist on this achievement, and one inquired as to what position the Mahindra group would assign to Agniveers. 

"Large potential for employment of Agniveers in the Corporate Sector," Mahindra responded.

Agniveers, through leadership, teamwork, and physical training, provide the industry with market-ready professional solutions ranging from operations to administration and supply chain management, he added.

The Agnipath Scheme 

On June 14, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme. The Agneepath scheme, which promises radical changes in recruitment for the Indian Armed Forces, would add 46,000 soldiers to the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and India Air Force. 

The scheme was announced in a press conference shortly after the cabinet committee approved it.

Recruits would be trained in the necessary skills by the armed forces for the duration of four years. Agniveers are recruits hired through the scheme. As a result of the uncertainty of their future, Indian Army aspirants have taken to the streets to protest the scheme.

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