POSTS LYING VACANT IN THE ARMED FORCES

POSTS LYING VACANT IN THE ARMED FORCES
27-July 2021...........

The number of posts lying vacant in the Armed forces are as follows:

 

Service

Vacant

 

Officers

MNS

JCOs/ORs/Airmen/Sailors

Indian Army

7912

-

90640

Indian Air Force

610

-

7104

Indian Navy

1190

-

11927

Med & Dental Br

444

693

1206

 

The Government has taken a number of measures to reduce the shortages. This inter-alia, includes sustained image projection, participation in career fairs and exhibitions, and a publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career.

To encourage the youth to join the Armed Forces, motivational lectures are regularly organized in schools/colleges/other educational institutes and National Cadet Corps (NCC) camps.

Further, the Government has taken various steps to make the job in the Armed Forces attractive including improvement in promotion prospects in the Armed Forces and to fill up vacancies.

The state-wise strength of JCOs/ORs in the Army, Airmen in the Air Force (including Nepal), and Sailors in the Navy is as under:

State/ Union Territory

Indian Army

Indian Air Force

Indian Navy

 

No. of JCOs/ORs

 

 

No. of Airmen

 

 

No of Sailors

 

2018

2019

2020

2018

2019

2020

2018

2019

2020

Andaman & Nicobar

36

13

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

Andhra Pradesh

2139

2714

2399

113

50

30

329

336

14

Arunachal Pradesh

254

167

63

23

3

0

0

2

0

Assam

1104

752

1086

57

60

32

14

24

53

Bihar

4223

2402

3405

150

530

670

463

460

156

Chhattisgarh

793

715

591

109

76

105

16

39

39

Delhi

213

256

230

41

67

67

83

81

42

Goa

26

13

6

0

0

27

8

4

3

Gujarat

2176

980

1490

19

94

8

62

104

95

Haryana

4994

3859

3825

859

1501

1719

637

659

404

Himachal Pradesh

3266

3309

3571

38

19

19

57

50

20

J & K and Ladakh

3466

1562

2834

17

17

14

59

51

27

Jharkhand

1519

1285

755

85

41

285

133

124

51

Karnataka

1730

1738

2852

37

91

254

72

91

157

Kerala

2210

1203

1847

279

14

11

210

247

171

Lakshadweep

7

14

6

2

0

0

3

0

0

Madhya Pradesh

3238

2009

1951

104

274

258

423

329

92

Maharashtra

4356

4238

3941

101

178

187

395

520

264

Manipur

477

382

568

22

55

25

9

13

7

Meghalaya

94

126

68

0

3

2

3

3

4

Mizoram

242

58

288

2

0

2

2

1

0

Nagaland

166

92

56

1

1

0

2

1

0

Odisha

1251

586

1113

95

79

170

225

207

55

Punjab

7079

5117

 

5821

69

78

100

115

133

66

Chandigarh

63

71

24

2

0

2

Rajasthan

5617

5569

4868

1466

1426

1879

974

955

248

Sikkim

231

23

194

3

0

5

2

2

1

Tamil Nadu

3404

2363

2050

221

66

2

21

 

72

 

100

 

Puducherry

5

13

7

4

0

0

Telangana

1311

1252

1639

11

25

26

62

105

107

Tripura

47

633

37

6

2

0

3

4

1

Uttar Pradesh

7600

8098

7162

2635

2188

2345

1284

1140

449

Uttarakhand

3482

3494

2805

54

96

83

54

65

22

West Bengal

2497

1906

2707

237

187

96

165

246

124

Nepal

-

-

-

0

1

0

-

-

-

 

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Shri Neeraj Dangi in Rajya Sabha on 26 July 2021.

 



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