Defence Recruitment – Preparedness and Education Policy .

As part of the nations’ Defense preparedness and to engender an alert and knowledgeable population at all times in a scenario that there would be no preparation or training needed for the population of India for civil defense and disaster management and actions required to be taken by the common citizen of the country in a time of war or natural emergency the following Policies and Systems are tabled by The Rising India Party for the Indian voter to consider and approve:

  1. Defense Forces schools that are already existing would be further expanded with certain policy changes to ensure that there is always a ready and trained manpower supply for both active service and civil defense services in times of need.
  2. University education and degrees would be built and strengthened within the induction and training frame of the Defense Forces.
  3. At Defense schools, from year 9 level of the education paradigm, generally from 16 year olds, at all schools, a curriculum would be designed wherein a preset number of hours of the academic year would be spent by students in National Defense awareness and preparedness including the following modules:

 

  1. First Aid
  2. Knowledge of the topography of the country’s borders
  3. Civil Defense – including measure to be taken in earthquakes
  4. Nuclear and Chemical warfare facts including practicing actions in case of such attack.
  5. National Cadet Corps to be developed to higher levels of functioning to include and become part of this training at all schools for year 9, 10 and 11 with refresher hours mandated in each year of college.
  6. During Graduate Studies, all able-bodied men and women would be mandated to spend a preset number of hours in hard military training for up to 6 dedicated weeks per annum.
  7. Such training will be delivered by personnel of the armed forces and such training would incorporate physical fitness training as well as arms and weapon system in use and familiarization and use of predefined systems and arms including handling weapons.
  8. Hours spent in such training would count towards the academic credits under appropriate heads.
  9. The government would mandate that college education throughout the country a include voluntary full-time education stint in the armed forces making the three year Bachelor Degree programs into four year programs with one year post- graduate diplomas granted to those who have completed the active internship with the forces.
  10. These internships would be a combination of armed services training and classroom work in various areas of direct relevance to the modern armed force.
  11. Suitable Graduates could be offered permanent commissions if they so desire and the rest would go out to the private sector with value addition guaranteeing that they would be ahead of others with similar years of education and experience in the private sector job market.
  12. Students who opt for their Bachelor’s Degrees in colleges run by the armed forces would be in pre-determined areas including technology, strategy, management and would be solid curriculum based in collaboration with civilian universities
  13. Additional hours would be spent in military training, including physical and weapons, small arms etc. built to the armed forces curriculum. All courses held at these Military Academies would include advanced military training, including weapon handling, Civil Defense ad war management, nuclear war management etc. as determined.
  14. All tech courses would be held in line with standard credit hours of classroom teaching.
  15. Students identified as suitable and meeting the Armed Forces recruitment standards for recruitment in various cadres, would be offered full time induction in the forces.
  16. Student undertaking such training would get advanced credits for other Government jobs
  17. Students who do not wish to proceed in this direction and desiring to enter the private sector would get increased weightage in the private sector selection process through a predefined advanced credit system.
  18. Such students would receive help in entering the work force or alternatively concessional funding for start-up or other Business proposal that is tabled and deemed viable by the funding institution.
  19. Students from lower socio-economic strata who find it difficult to get into colleges could have another possible avenue for their education that would deliver solid value addition.
  20. Such a system would ensure national preparedness for any eventuality and create a ready supply of personnel to the forces.


Comments 0