Srinagar: More than 1400 youth from all over Jammu and Kashmir turned up for enrolment as soldier general duty, tradesmen and clerk at a recruitment rally organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) Regimental here.
A defence ministry spokesman said that a recruitment rally was organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) Regimental Centre at Rangreth here on 1st and 2nd April.
First day of the Recruitment Rally was reserved for candidates from Kashmir & Leh – Ladakh region whereas the second day was reserved for candidates of Jammu region.
“During the rally, 1429 aspiring youth from all over J&K turned up for enrolment as Soldier General Duty, Tradesmen and Clerk and participated in it with full enthusiasm.” 1107 candidate cleared the physical screening and will now be put through a7 detailed medical examination and a Common Entrance Examination, he said.
“The rally was a huge success seeing the enthusiasm and willingness amongst the candidates, who turned up in large numbers. The recruitment will not only give much needed employment, but further embolden the spirit of the youth to adopt the path of righteousness and success.”
The aspiring candidates exhibited their ardour towards the opportunity of adventure and progression besides dignity and self esteem that the Army offers to a soldier and his family, the spokesman added.