IEP DEHRADUN AUGUST 20,2022
The 13 day long Army recruitment rally under Agnipath scheme started in Kotdwar town of Pauri district today. In the rally the candidates belonging to seven districts of Garhwal region of the State would take part on different dates. The Agniveer recruitment rally for the Kumaon region would commence on Saturday in Ranikhet.
In Kotdwar the rally received an overwhelming response on the opening day. Long queues of the aspirants were seen at the Gabbar Singh Camp in Kodia area of Kotdwar on the first day. The authorities had erected a waterproof tent for the aspirants from where they were allowed entry in the camp. At the entry gate of the camp the vaccination certificates of the aspirants were checked. The army authorities disclosed that 4945 candidates took part in the recruitment rally on the first day on Friday.
More than 1,08,000 youngsters have registered for entry in the Indian army under Agnipath scheme in the State of Uttarakhand. Out of these more than 63000 registered under ARO Lansdowne where recruitment of candidates belonging to Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Tehri and Uttarkashi district would be held.
On Friday the candidates belonging to Joshimath, Chamoli, Pokhri, Karnprayag, Ghat, Dewal, Narayanbagar and Adibadri of Chamoli district participated in Agniveer recruitment. The registered candidates from Tharali, Gairsain, Jilasu and Nandprayag Tehsils of Chamoli districts and candidates of Dunda and Chinyalisaur of Uttarkashi district will participate on Saturday.
The sub divisional magistrate (SDM), Kotdwar, Pramod Kumar has imposed section 144 in the area surrounding 200 metres of the recruitment rally venue Gabbar Singh camp from August 19 to 31.