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729. 

Indian army is considering a proposal to allow civilians, including young working professionals, to join the force for how many years as officers and in other ranks in areas like logistics and front-line formations under the "Tour of Duty" Scheme?

[A]. 2 years
[B]. 4 years
[C]. 5 years
[D]. 3 years

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

There are many who want to be a "personnel in uniform" and experience the military life but did not want a full career in the Army. For them, in a game changer move, our Indian army is considering a proposal to allow civilians, including young working professionals, to join the force for 3 years as officers and in other ranks (ORs) in areas like logistics and front-line formations under the "Tour of Duty" or "Three-Year Short Service" Scheme.

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