Finance & language verticals on anvil, Army Education Corps set for revamp to meet new challenges


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Currently, the AEC educates army personnel in skills such as map reading, three stages of which are a prerequisite for promotions for non-commissioned officers (NCOs). It also extends academic training at pre-commission training academies, capability development in foreign languages, military music, and handling of RTI cases, among others. While the education vertical will be retained, two new verticals — language and finance — are likely to be added into the AEC. The restructuring and renaming are still under talks and a final decision is yet to be made, it is learnt. New Delhi: As part of its restructuring efforts to...