Helping veterans build a second career

Over the years, there's a widespread industry perception that veterans are cut out largely for security and administrative roles

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Indrajit Gupta
Last week, in the aftermath of the violence triggered by the controversial Agnipath scheme, the exchange between Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra and Admiral Arun Prakash had the Twitterati in a complete flap.

By all indications, Admiral Prakash was right in asking Mr Mahindra what his group had done all this while to support veterans. Except that a part of the blame must lie with the Admiral as well. I recently spoke to a veteran with two decades of experience in the Indian Navy who transitioned to a leadership role at an MNC. He said he was tempted to ask
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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 12:17 AM IST

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