An Army Recruitment Rally was conducted at Sonarwani, Bandipora from May 16-23, 2018 covering the districts of Bandipora, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam.
The rally was organised by Headquarter Recruiting Zone (Punjab and J&K). The candidates were screened for their physical fitness, medical examination and documentation. Successful candidates will undergo written test on July 29, 2018 at Sonarwani, Bandipora. Candidates selected will then be inducted into various arms and services of the Army. This will go a long way in meeting the aspirations of youth of the area who wish to join the Army and serve the Nation.
A total of five rallies will be conducted in J&K out of which, two, for the first time will be conducted for border areas i.e. Tangdhar and Gurez. The huge turnout for recruitment reflects the interest shown by the youth for a career in the Army. Brig Jagdeep Dahiya, Deputy Director General Recruiting (DDG), (Punjab and J&K), expressed satisfaction and deep gratitude to local Army and civil authorities for overwhelming support and co-operation in the smooth and efficient conduct of the Recruitment Rally which was attended by very large number of candidates.