Agnipath transformative policy, game changer for future-ready armed forces: PM Modi

    Nidhi Khurana
    January16/ 2023
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    New Delhi: In his address to the first batch of Agniveers on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Agnipath, a temporary military employment scheme that has received criticism from some sections, is a game-changing initiative that will strengthen the armed forces and prepare them for the future.

    A statement said Modi congratulated the Agniveers on being the pioneers of this "path-breaking" scheme.  He said that the young Agniveers will make the armed forces more youthful and more tech-savvy.

    He praised the Agniveers, saying that their potential reflects the bravery of the military services, which has always kept the flag of the nation flying high.—Inputs from Agencies