Imphal (DIPR): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh felicitated 22 youths of the State, who got selected for Agniveer 2022-23 at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Thursday.
Public Health Engineering Minister Leishangthem Susindro Meitei, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Maharaja Leishemba Sanajaoba, DIG, 22 Sector Assam Rifles Brigadier Bikram Saini and Army officers attended the programme among others.
Interacting with the Agniveer recruits, Biren expressed words of motivation, adding that the new recruits had got the opportunity to serve the country. He advised them to render their service together for the nation as one, irrespective of the communities they belong to.
He further informed them that after completing their period of service as Agniveers, they would be provided employment opportunities in the State Government’s job recruitments.
The Chief Minister also extended words of appreciation to Brigadier Bikram Saini and his team for their initiatives to provide pre-recruitment training to the youths and make their way to the selection. He further asked them to continue with the initiative.
He also appreciated the far-sighted vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recruit youths in the Indian Armed Forces through the Agnipath Scheme, adding that such an initiative would make the Indian Army stronger.
During the felicitation programme, the Chief Minister handed over the appointed letter to the selected youths for Agniveer 2022-23.