Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Indian Army (@adgpi) needs 7989 officers,Navy 1499 and Air Force 357 as on 1st Nov 2014

Government of India has taken a number of measures to encourage the youth to join Armed Forces to meet the shortages, including sustained image projection and publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career.  Further, government has taken various steps to make armed forces jobs attractive.  These include implementation of the recommendation of the VI Central Pay Commission with improved pay structure, additional family accommodation through Married Accommodation Project (MAP) and improvement in promotion prospects in the Armed Forces.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Ram Kumar Kashyap and Shri KC Tyagi in Rajya Sabha yesterday.

Procurement of ammunition is undertaken on the basis of a Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP) (15 years), Service Capital Acquisition Plan (SCAP) (5 years) and the Annual Acquisition Plan (AAP) (two years).