Jammu, Oct 30: An Army Recruitment Rally for the youth of the ten districts of Jammu division has started at Zorawar stadium, Sunjuwan (Jammu) today. Brigadier JS Samyal, Deputy Director General Recruiting (Punjab and J&K) flagged off the rally for the first batch of the candidates. The rally will continue from 30 October 2015 to 10 November 2015.
For the first time in J&K, the rally is being conducted based on an online system of registration of candidate which is a step ahead of the earlier open Rally System. The candidates who have registered themselves and applied online in www.joinindianarmy.nic.in have been called for participation in the rally. A total of 34, 211 candidates have registered for the current rally. The rally will be covering candidates belonging to Samba, Kathua, Jammu, Udhampur, Rajouri, Reasi, Poonch, Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar districts.
Total approximate 4343 candidates from the Samba district of J&K have been screened today . Thus response from the candidates has been overwhelming.
Successful candidates will then be inducted into the various arms and services of the Army. This will go a long way in meeting the aspirations of youths of the area who wish to join the Army and serve the nation. The recruitment process is totally computerised and is absolutely transparent. Recruitment is carried out by five independent and separate board of officers detailed by various Headquarters. Special emphasis is being laid to make al candidates understand this recruiting process, so as to avoid their falling prey to touts and undesirable elements.
The rally is being organised by Army Recruiting Office Jammu with assistance from civil administration of Jammu District and Tiger Division. The positive and forthcoming support rendered by Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police Jammu in terms of crowd control, security arrangements, medical support by state administration and provision of water and sanitation for the candidates have been appreciated by all. The DDG Recruiting expressed satisfaction and gratitude to local army and civil authorities for overwhelming support and co-operation in the smooth and efficient conduct of this Recruitment Rally which is being attended by very large number of candidates.