Pension is an integral part of the armed forces’ terms of engagement. This year, for the first time in the history of independent India, the government will spend more on paying pensions than on purchasing weapons and weapon systems. Thus, concerns have arisen that the pension budget is unsustainable and would hinder India’s defence capabilities, especially during these trying times. Reforms must be ensured as soon as possible to address this issue and also to safeguard the needs of the ex-servicemen.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the results for the Civil Services Mains (written) examination 2020 which was conducted on January 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17, 2021.
About 2047 candidates out of the 10,500 candidates who had written the Main exam have qualified for the Personality test (Interview).