As per a report on Timesnownews, the Indian Army has announced a new recruitment model on a pilot basis that will allow civilians to serve within its ranks on a three year short service 'Tour of Duty'.
Here is the link to that article.
A day after the announcement, the Print has published an opinion piece by retired Major General B S Dhanoa where the model was criticized by the Major General as a 'harebrained idea'. It spoke about putting young minds in a serious situation of real shells and bullets without enough training, questioned the peer support of the regular soldiers that these tourist soldiers would receive, and the possibility of political tourists getting into the ranks of the Armed Forces polluting the apolitical nature of the Armed Forces.
Here is the link to that article by B S Dhanoa.