Army to organise recruitment drive for 2,780 posts in Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry regiment on 3, 4 Oct

  • Last week Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon informed that a fresh army recruitment drive in Kashmir Valley will take place in the first week of October

  • Prior to that, 15 days of training will be imparted so that the boys can compete and get recruited

  • Further, Indian Army is mentoring the youth of Jammu and Kashmir by organising a startup weekend at SMVD University, Katra

Srinagar: Army will organise recruitment rallies to select recruits for 2,780 vacant posts in the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) regiment on 3 and 4 October.

 Army to organise recruitment drive for 2,780 posts in Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry regiment on 3, 4 Oct

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat looks across the LoC into Pok as he arrived to review prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units in Jammu and Kashmir. PTI

Rallies are scheduled to be conducted by the Army Recruiting Office (ARO) at Jammu and Srinagar and at the JAK LI regimental centre to select the recruits. SL Sharma, Commandant of the JAK LI Recruitment centre in Srinagar said, "ARO Jammu, ARO Srinagar and JAK LI regimental centre will conduct rallies to select recruits."

"At JAK LI regimental centre, the Unit Headquarters Quota (UHQ) recruitment rally will be conducted. Individuals who are blood relations of ex-servicemen and serving soldiers are eligible for the rally. It is scheduled on 3 and 4 October," said Sharma.

Last week Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon informed that a fresh army recruitment drive in Kashmir will take place in the first week of October. Prior to that, 15 days of training will be imparted so that the boys can compete and get recruited, he had said.

Further, Indian Army is mentoring the youth of Jammu and Kashmir by organising a startup weekend at SMVD University, Katra from 20-22 September in association with Tech Stars (Bengaluru based startup seed accelerator).

In the programme, the youth would be encouraged to pitch ideas, workshops would be organised on minimum viable products and prototype creation and also on the legal implication of startups.

Updated Date: Oct 03, 2019 09:11:29 IST