Haryana state hold 2% share in total population of country, whereas on the other hand youths in Haryana are holding 11% share of people working in army in the country. There is a proposal to set up a Defence University in Gurugram or Rewari district in Haryana state, the first in the country having Sainik Schools at Kunjpura in Karnal district and Rewari and the state is likely to have another Sainik school in Jhajjar district.
Moreover, most of the brave army men sacrificed their lives for the country at the border usually from Hryana state. A information reveals, nearly 6000 youths in Haryana join army every year. NSG Headquarter to provide ‘Commando’ training too is situated at Gurugram in the state. There are three Air Force Stations in the state situated at Ambala, Gurugram and Faridabad, a CRPF Camp at Gurugram, Army’s 2 Core Headquarter at Ambala, Army’ Western Command Headquarter at Chandimandir in Panchkula district and a Army Camp at Hisar.
According to information, nearly 20 lakh persons which include either working in the army or ex-army servicemen and their dependants belong to Haryana state. Information also reveals, there are nearly two lakh army men from Haryana state presently working in army and nearly four lakh persons retired from the army services.
Information also reveals that maximum number of people from Haryana state working in army belong to Rewari, Jhajjar, Mohindergarh, Narnaul, Bhiwani and Gurugram districts. A aurvey eveals, there are large number of training centres at Rohtak, Hisar, Jind, Jhajjar and Rewari to provide training to youths willing to join army. There are nearly700 families living at a village Bisan in Jhajjar district where at least one person from each family is employed in army.