Second career option for defence retired personnel

Second career option for defence retired personnel

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The directorate general of resettlement (DGR) has started new courses management programmes to assist the defence personnel adopt a second career after retirement.


Addressing some senior army officials in Kolkata, Major General Amrik Singh, director general (resettlement) stated that a few courses giving wider choice have been added this year with higher potential of employability including a 24 week management programme for officers.

DCR is a tri service organisation that assists retiring servicemen adopt a second career with approximately 60,000 service personnel retiring every year at a comparatively young age. and majority of the retired personnel at this young age has numerous unfinished domestic responsibilities and look for second career option.

Singh also interacted with nearly 50 armed forces personnel who are on the verge of retirement and are undergoing professional training courses in areas such as mobile repairing, IT enabled services and other entrepreneurial courses.


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