72 youths selected for Garud Commando of IAF

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Sep 2018 11:41:34



Staff Reporter


As many as 72 youths of Chhattisgarh cleared the toughest Dynamic Factor Test (DFT) to become Garud Commandos of Indian Air Force (IAF) as IAF Recruitment Rally concluded at Raipur on Tuesday. IAF organised the rally in association with the Raipur District Administration. A total of 5450 youths from 27 districts of Chhattisgarh participated in the recruitment rally. It is worthwhile to mention, DFT was held for the first time for candidates in Chhattisgarh.

IAF Recruitment Centre Bhopal Wing Commander Imran Khan said that 997 cleared the physical test which shows their physical strength. English proved to be a major hurdle for the youths of Chhattisgarh, he said. Highest 13 youths were picked from Durg district for Garud Commando followed by 8 from Raigarh, 6 each from Bilaspur and Janjgir, 5 each from Ambikapur, Balod and Rajnandgaon, 4 each from Kanker and Mahasamund, 2 each from Korba, Koriya and Dhamtari, and one each from Dantewada, Narayanpur, Bemetara, Jashpur and Kawardha.

Similarly, Vinay Singh, Ashutosh Shukla, Aditya Verma, Ravi Kaul and Komal Jalkhatri from Raipur were selected.