Vacant posts in Indian Army, Air Force and Navy

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 667
TO BE ANSWERED ON 09th December, 2022

VACANCY IN DEFENCE SERVICES

667.SHRI DEEPAK BAIJ:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) the details of number of vacant posts in Indian Army, Air Force and Navy in the grade of soldier as on date, force-wise;
Vacant posts in Indian Army, Air Force and Navy
(b) the details of number of posts advertised in the said grade during the year 2022 till date, force-wise; and

(c) the details of number of jawans recruited during the year 2022 till date along with details of pay and allowances admissible to these jawans, force-wise?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT) IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(a):  The details of number of vacant posts in Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are as under :-

Armed Force

Vacancy

Indian Army (JCOs/ OR)

118485 ( as on 1st July, 2022)

Indian Navy (Sailors)

11587 ( as on 30th Sept, 2022)

Indian Air Force)

(Airmen and Non-Combatant (Enrolled))

5819 (as on 1st Nov, 2022)


(b): A total of 40000 vacancies have been advertised for JCOs/OR in Indian Army. A total of 3000 vacancies have been advertised for Agniveer in the year 2022 in Indian Navy. 3000 vacancies have been advertised in Indian Air Force as Agniveervayu under Agnipath Scheme in the year 2022.

(c): All the recruitments at the level of jawans are being done under the Agnipath Scheme presently under progress and the details of their pay is as under: -
 

Year

Customised Package (Monthly)

In Hand (70%)

Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%)

Contribution to Corpus Fund by the Government of India

All figures in Rs (Monthly Contribution)

1st

30000

21000

9000

9000

2nd

33000

23100

9900

9900

3rd

36500

25500

10950

10950

4th

40000

28000

12000

12000

Total Contribution in Agniveer Corpus Fund after four years

Rs. 5.02 lakh

Rs. 5.02 lakh

Exit after 4 year

Rs 10.04 Lakhs as Seva Nidhi Package (absolute amount excluding interest) With Interest – Rs 11.71 Lakhs.

Note  1: Agniveer  will  not  be  required  to  contribute  to  any  Provident  Fund  of  the Government.
Note 2 : There shall be no entitlement to gratuity and any kind of pensionary benefits in the case of Agniveers.
Note 3 : Risk and hardship allowances will be given based on the individual’s place of posting.

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