Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan lauded the Agnipath Yojana announced today to give opportunities to youth to join armed forces as “Bharat Ke Agniveer.”
भारतीय सेना को विश्व की बेहतरीन सेना बनाने व देश के युवाओं को बतौर #BharatKeAgniveer सेना में सेवा का अवसर प्रदान करने के लिए “अग्निपथ” योजना को स्वीकृति देने के लिए PM @narendramodi जी का हृदय से आभार।
Indian armed forces को और youthful बनाने की दिशा में यह एक ऐतिहासिक कदम है। pic.twitter.com/tgWIVtVlMK
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) June 14, 2022
He expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for the futuristic initiative to involve youth in military service and said that this step will create new opportunities for the youth and contribute towards making Indian armed forces, the best in the world. He said that this is a historic step towards making Indian armed forces more youthful. He also lauded the leadership of Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh under whom several initiatives have been taken to strengthen the armed forces and bring in self-sufficiency in the defence sector.
The Minister also said that getting associated with the armed forces is a matter of pride for every Indian and this initiative will involve more youth in national service, create new employment opportunities and contribute towards making a skilled and fit workforce.