PM Modi congratulates first Agniveers of Indian Armed Forces
Addressing the first batch of Agniveers of the three Services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated them on being the "pioneers of the path-breaking Agnipath Scheme."
The prime minister highlighted that this transformative policy will be a game changer in strengthening our Armed Forces and making them future-ready for the challenges that lie ahead.
Addressing, through video conferencing, the first batch who have commenced their basic training, PM Modi affirmed that the young Agniveers will make the Armed Forces more youthful and tech-savvy.
He said that the experience which they will acquire through this opportunity will be a source of pride for life.
"New India is filled with renewed vigour, and efforts are underway to modernise our armed forces as well as make them Aatmanirbhar," PM Modi said.
He said that in the 21st century, the way wars are fought is changing. Discussing the new fronts of contactless warfare and challenges of cyber warfare, he said technologically-advanced soldiers will play a key role in our armed forces.