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NSA Ajit Doval on ‘Agnipath’ scheme

by Kolkata Today

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has said that Agniveers will never constitute the whole Army. He said, those Agniveers who become regulars eventually will undergo intensive training, acquire experience over a period of time.

In an interview to a News Agency, Mr Doval said, there is a need to look at it in a perspective. He highlighted Agnipath is not a standalone scheme in itself.

The NSA underlined that when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, one of his prime priorities was to make India secure and strong and that required many avenues, many steps, multitude of them.

Mr Doval said, broadly speaking, they come under the four heads. It requires equipment, it requires change in systems and structures, it requires change in technology, it requires change in manpower, policies and they have to be futuristic.

Mr Doval said, the whole war is undergoing a great change as there will be contactless wars and war against the invisible enemy. Saying technology is taking over at a rapid pace, the National Security Advisor stressed that to prepare for tomorrow, there is a need to change.

Mr Doval said, security is a dynamic concept and it cannot remain static and in relation with the environment, national interest and national assets should be protected.


NSA Ajit Doval Agnipath Administration Kolkata

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