Army recruitment process completed
Nashik: After completion to recruit posts of soldiers in 116 TA Para Battalion of Indian Army, around 1553 youth arrived on Monday for the recruitment of tradesman posts. As the defence department earlier fixed to conduct the recruitment process state-wise to avoid the inconvenience of youth, the recruitment process was held in a peaceful manner.
The recruitment process to recruit 58 posts of soldiers and posts of 5 tradesmen at 116 Battalion was held under the guidance of a member of selection committee Lieutenant Colonel Pratul Thapliyal and commanding officer of TA Battalion Jagdeep Gogal.
As around 15,000 youth were present on the first day, there was a chaotic situation for some time, but police had kept it under control. The recruitment process was going on for seven days. There was less response of youth on 5th and 6th day, however, around 3,000 youth arrived for 5 posts of tradesman. Youth from Maharashtra and various southern states came.
After verification of educational documents, youth were released in the group of 100 to the main ground of TA Para battalion on Anand Road. Youth from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Diu Daman, Lakshadweep and Puducherry took part in the recruitment.
Considering rush on the ground, army officials instructed that those youth who did not have a marriage certificate or residential proof should not stand in a queue and due to this, hundreds of youth were disqualified.
Army, cantonment board administration, health department and police provided their cooperation for smooth conduct of the recruitment.