Tag: About Agnipath Scheme


First Agniveer to get killed in line of duty Gawate Akshay Laxman has become the first Agniveer to be killed in the line of duty since the Agnipath scheme for the recruitment of soldiers was introduced. He was deployed at the Siachen glacier which was the world’s highest battlefield. About Agnipath Scheme Launch - 14 June 2022 The government has unveiled Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers in Armed forces across the Three services (Army, Navy and Airforce) for a period of four years. After four years, 25% of the batch will be recruited back into their respective services, for a period of 15 years. Age criteria - between 17.5 years and 23 years. The recruits do not enjoy pension benefits.