Deficiency in Armed Forces
The shortage of soldiers in the three Armed Forces is given as under:
|(as on 1.1.2017)||(as on January, 2017)||(as on 7.4.2017)|
JCOs/Other Rank and Equivalent:
|(as on 1.1.2017)||(as on January, 2017)||(as on 1.3.2017)|
* Against this deficiency, 78205 recruits are under training. As such there is no significant problem of shortage in other ranks in Army.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Shankarbhai N Vegadin Rajya Sabha today.
Source: PIB News