Anand Mahindra Offers an Opportunity to Recruit Agniveers, Says “Saddened By Violence”

Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group, has recently tweeted on the Agnipath recruitment scheme protest. In the tweet, the business tycoon shared his feelings on the violence and made a big announcement about hiring Agniveers to his company. He said, “discipline & skills Agniveers gain will make them eminently enjoyable.”

Check his full statement here.

Anand Mahindra Job Offer to Agniveers

The Agnipath scheme was introduced on 14 June 2022 by the Indian government. Under this, the army will recruit youths between the age bracket of 17 to 21 years. Later, the government extended the age limit up to 23 years. But the controversial thing is it will only last for four years and the army will retain only 25 per cent of them.

The personnel who get recruited under this scheme will be known as “Agniveers”. According to the Army Act 1950, these men are liable to go wherever ordered.

These terms and conditions broke out into a violent protest against the government. And on Monday, to stop this massive violence across the country, Mr Mahindra offered a job to Agniveers

He said “Saddened by the violence around the #Agneepath program. When the scheme was mooted last year I stated-& I repeat-the discipline & skills Agniveers gain will make them eminently employable. The Mahindra Group welcomes the opportunity to recruit such trained, capable young people."

When a Twitter user asked him “What post will be given by Mahindra Group to #agniveers?”

Anand Mahindra replied  "Large potential for employment of Agniveers in the Corporate Sector. With leadership, teamwork & physical training, Agniveers provide market-ready professional solutions to industry, covering the full spectrum from operations to administration & supply chain management."

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