A state police recruitment board head said reservation cannot be more than 50 per cent in employment and most of the 'Agniveers' will be in the unreserved category.
While speaking at the 41st Annual General Meeting, Nilekani said that Infosys recognizes the potential of the output of the Agniveer scheme introduced by the government.
Formal employment creation also saw a significant increase in April across Employees’ State Insurance Scheme and National Pension Scheme.
The scheme envisages recruiting young soldiers on a contractual basis for four years and retire 75 per cent of them without pension and health benefits.
Unveiling the Agnipath scheme on June 14, the government had said youth between the ages of 17-and-a-half and 21 years would be inducted for a four-year tenure.
The Kanpur chapter of AMP has urged the imams of mosques in the city to motivate young men in their Friday khutbas (sermons) to take interest in the new scheme.
The State government on Thursday informed the AP High Court that it could not continue the Dulhan scheme due to paucity of funds.
Meanwhile, the police are analysing CCTV footage, collecting technical evidence and tracking Army aspirants who went to the State capital a day before the agitation.
According to the latest editorial in party mouthpiece 'People's Democracy', there is a deeper aspect of the Agnipath scheme for military recruitment.
Indian Steel Association said there cannot be anything better than selecting the highly skilled Agniveers, trained under the Agnipath scheme, to scale up India's steel production capacity.
The tally of violent protestors arrested by the UP Police in connection with the anti-Agnipath stir has reached 1,120, with 595 arrests during the past 24 hours.
Among those arrested was Prudhvi Raj Rathod, who was seen torching the trains in one of the videos that was widely circulated on social media.
G Ajay, who reportedly consumed poison at his residence in Kothapalli of Station Ghanpur mandal in Jangaon district on Wednesday, is said to be out of danger.
Reduction in government employment is an essential component of the neoliberal fiscal strategy and such an agitation has been in the making for some time now.
Flagging a host of deficiencies in the scheme, Singh claimed that its implementation would "destroy" the basic structure and capability of the army.