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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
01 JUL 2019 3:05PM by PIB Delhi
Attrition Rate in Armed Forces

Details of officers who left the services voluntarily from three Defence Services in the last three years are as under:-

Year

Army

Navy

Air Force

2016

353

138

186

2017

383

137

205

2018

412

102

184

 

Recruitment in the Armed Forces is a continuous process. The Government has taken a number of measures to reduce the shortages. These include sustained image projection, participation in career fairs and exhibitions and publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career. Further, Government has taken various steps to make jobs in the Armed Forces attractive including improvement in promotion prospects.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Shri A. Vijayakumar in Rajya Sabha today.

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