Over 4.5L in UP apply under Agnipath Scheme

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Lucknow, Aug 4 : More than 4.50 lakh aspirants have registered in Uttar Pradesh for recruitment in Army under the Agnipath Scheme. In Uttarakhand this number is more than one lakh.

A spokesman of Central Command said on Thursday that in Army Recruitment Offices (AROs) in Pithoragarh, Meerut and Agra under Army Recruitment Headquarters Lucknow online registration closed on August 3, whereas in Almora, Bareilly and Agra AROs it closed on July 30.

The spokesman said that in Uttar Pradesh, a total 4,52,402 aspirants have registered. This includes 1,13.041 in Bareilly; 1,64,143 in Meerut and 1,75,218 in Agra.

While 1,08,906 aspirants have registered in Uttarakhand, including 39,684 in Almora; 63,360 in Lansdowne and 14,862 in Pithoragarh.

There are six AROs in Uttar Pradesh and three in Uttarakhand.


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