The hard-work and committed training sessions during Covid pandemic were visible on ground as hundreds of youth from parts of Jammu Division on Saturday thronged the recruitment rally organised by the Indian Army in Sunjuwan brigade here.
However, nearly 40000 youth have registered themselves online for the rally which will conclude on April 6.
Defence spokesman here said that Army Recruitment Rally for various categories of soldiers under aegis of Tiger Division at Sunjuwan Military Station is being organised for the youth of all the ten districts of Jammu Division.
Army Recruiting Office (ARO) Jammu in close coordination with Shivalik Brigade, Civil Administration of Jammu Division and J&K Police is conducting the ongoing rally in a smooth and transparent manner.
Maj Gen Vijay B Nair, General Officer Commanding, Tiger Division reviewed the conduct of recruitment rally.
The GOC was briefed by Brigadier AP Singh, Commander Shivalik Brigade and Director Recruiting, Jammu about various arrangements including various security, anti-touting and Covid-19 related measures.
This is the first Army recruitment rally in this region after prolonged lockdown and CoVID-19 restrictions.
An overwhelming response from the exuberant youth has been recorded and approximately 40000 candidates have registered online, he added.
The rally is witnessing immense participation from the well prepared local youth of all ten districts of Jammu Division towards joining Indian Army. COVID-19 protocol is being followed during the rally by all participants and recruiting staff.