A number of states throughout India, together with Bihar and Telangana, have seen enormous protests in opposition to a authorities plan to rent troopers on fastened relatively than everlasting contracts.
The brand new Agnipath scheme is geared toward folks aged between 17.5 and 21. Profitable candidates will be a part of the armed providers for 4 years, after which solely 1 / 4 of them shall be retained.
Protesters say the federal government’s plan to rent momentary troopers will scale back their possibilities of getting coveted everlasting navy jobs, which assure fastened salaries and pensions.
The federal government says the reforms will scale back unemployment and navy spending, and it has promised to create a whole bunch of 1000’s of different jobs for India’s youth.