KAPURTHALA: Overwhelming response was received from the youths of Punjab during the ongoing army open recruitment rally, which is being organized by army recruiting office, Jalandhar under the aegis of HQ recruiting zone (Punjab and J&K) atGuru Nanak Statium, Kapurthala from October 4 to 9.
Brigadier Udai Yadav, deputy director general (Recruiting) Punjab and J&K, HQ Recruiting Zone, Jalandhar Cantt while briefing about the recruitment rally told that 4,500 candidates appeared from districts of Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Nawanshahr on October 4, whereas 6,000 candidates appeared from Hoshiarpur District on October 5. He said that Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT) were almost complete whereas the medical examination for the successful candidates would continue till October 9.
Brigadier Udai Yadav further told that basically, this recruitment rally is meant for four districts namely Jalandhr, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur and Nawanshahr for Soldier General Duty (GD). In addition to the above, this recruitment rally was also open for all districts of Punjab for Soldier technical, soldier nursing assistance and soldier clerk/store keeper technical.
The officer stressed that there is an overwhelming response from Hoshiarpur district. Response from other three districts Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Nawanshahr also improved as compared to the previous rallies conducted.