Brigadier Suresh G., Commandant, 1 EME Centre, addresses the media in connection with the Agnipath Outreach Programme, at the 1 EME Centre in Secunderabad on Tuesday. DC
Hyderabad: The 1 EME Centre here organised an Agnipath outreach programme on Tuesday to help spread awareness about the government initiative to include technical qualifications in Agnipath scheme to become Agniveers.
The 1 EME Centre took the initiative to propagate and extend outreach for the Agnipath scheme to industrial training institutes (ITIs) and tech training institutes in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
The outreach programme brought awareness to candidates about the addition of qualification criteria of Class X or Class XII with ITI or diploma or professional courses to apply for the Agnipath scheme.
Many trades of ITI namely mechanical, electronic trades in addition to welder / refrigeraton mechanic and numerous trades of ITI qualified persons can now apply for the scheme. This will benefit them to earn bonus marks during selection during recruitment.
The outreach was conducted under the agies of 1 EME Centre in association with the department of employment and training and National Skill Development Corporation represented by S.V.K. Nagesh, joint director (training) in the department of employment training and V. Prashant, state engagement officer in the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
During the programme, Brigadier Suresh G., Commandant, 1 EME Centre, highlighted the salient features of the new transformative reform of adding technical qualifications in the Agnipath scheme, new selection procedure of CEE at first stage, benefits on completion of terms of engagement of four years to Agniveers under the Agnipath scheme.
He also touched upon the opportunity for ITI/ diploma holders to apply Agniveers vacancy in the states of Telengana & Andhra. He also covered about the infrastructure upgradations as well as best practices being followed at 1 EME Centre to impart qualitative training to Agniveers.