SC rules in favour of permanent commission for women officers in Navy

News:The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled in favour of permanent commission to female officers in the Indian Navy. Facts: SC Judgement: Ruled that women naval officers cannot be denied the right to equal opportunity and dignity entitled to under the Constitution on specious grounds such as physiology, motherhood and physical attributes. Directed the Centre to… Continue reading SC rules in favour of permanent commission for women officers in Navy

SC gives govt time to reconsider move on permanent commission to women in Army

News:The Supreme Court has said that a centre should consider granting permanent commission to women officers in the armed forces under the Short Service Commission(SSC) before March 2019. Facts: What is Permanent commission? A Permanent Commission means a career in the armed forces till you retire. Permanent Commission Officers continue to serve till the age… Continue reading SC gives govt time to reconsider move on permanent commission to women in Army

In a first, India to post women as defence attaches abroad

India has decided to send its first batch of women officers as defence attaches to overseas missions.The government has asked the three Services to identify women officers who are qualified to take up these assignments.These officers are expected to be posted to missions in America and Europe. A defence attaché(DA) is a member of the… Continue reading In a first, India to post women as defence attaches abroad