New Delhi: The Indian Army takes help of local people to send the necessary goods to the higher posts in the higher reaches of mountains, the snowy areas and inaccessible areas on the border.
Now the Indian army will HIRE the porters on a monthly salary. This will help them send important items to armed forces quickly evebn in the remote areas of the LoC and help in strengthening the infrastructure in the coming days.
Salary: Rs 18000/month
Benefits: The porters will also get the benefit of the Pradhan Mantri Jivan Jyoti Bima Yojna. So far they did not get any such facility while working for the army even in difficult circumstances. Now Porters will work six days a week and all gazetted holidays.