Mangalore, Aug 06: The Army recruitment rally, which is being held under the supervision of the army recruitment office in Mangalore at Vidyagiri in Moodbidri. The first ever army recruitment drive here began on Tuesday August 5.
Registration of candidates, recording of body measurements like height and weight etc, had begun on Monday August 4. During the week ahead, physical and medical tests will be conducted in different phases for the candidates who have arrived from various districts of the state to take part in the recruitment rally.
The rally saw over 4,000 candidates actively taking part on Monday. Registration formalities were completed and height measurement was recorded in respect of about 2,500 candidates who have completed PU education and are interested in taking up examination meant for the posts of Sepoy clerk and storekeeper in the Indian army, which was held on Tuesday.
The organisers mentioned that food and stay arrangements have been made for all the candidates at Vidyagiri. Separate recruitment rally is being held in the campus at Vidyagiri, where parking arrangement has been provided at the entrance. For security, a contingent of Karnataka State Reserve Police and 25 additional police personnel have been posted. In addition, over 25 staff of Alva’s Education Foundation have been working with these persons as volunteers.
Army recruitment officer, Vishwanath, and Subedar Major Charanjith Singh have been supervising the recruitment rally process. Alva’s Education Foundation chairman, Dr M Mohan Alva, trustee, Vivek Alva, tahsildar, Muhammed Issac, and others were present to issue directions and help in orderly arrangement of the rally.