Shortage of Officers in the Armed Forces
Details of the shortage of the officers in the Armed Forces are as under:
|(as on 1.1.2014)||(as on 1.6.2014)||(as on 1.7.2014)|
Army Navy Air Force
Government has taken a number of measures to encourage the youth to join Armed Forces to meet the shortages, including participation in career fairs and exhibitions, media campaign, etc. Further, Government has taken various steps to make armed forces jobs attractive for youngsters. These include implementation of the recommendations of the VI Central Pay Commission with improved pay structure, additional family accommodation through Married Accommodation Project (MAP) and improvement in promotion prospects in the Armed Forces.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Shri DP Tripathi in Rajya Sabha today.