Permanent Commission for women in Indian Army: Govt issues formal sanction letter | India News

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NEW DELHI: The Union authorities on Thursday issued a formal sanction letter for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in Indian Army, paving the way in which for empowering women officers to shoulder bigger roles in the organisation, in accordance with the spokesperson of the Indian Army.
The order specifies grant of Permanent Commission to Short Service Commissioned (SSC) women officers in all ten streams of Indian Army in addition to the present streams of Judge and Advocate General (JAG) and Army Educational Corps (AEC), the spokesperson added.
Their Selection Board can be scheduled as quickly as all affected SSC women officers train their possibility and full requisite documentation.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of India had granted yet one more month to the Centre to implement its verdict directing that everlasting fee be given to all serving SSC women officers in the Army.
In a landmark verdict on February 17, the highest courtroom had directed that women officers in the Army be granted everlasting fee and command postings, rejecting the Centre’s stand of their physiological limitations as being primarily based on “sex stereotypes” and “gender discrimination against women”.
(With inputs from companies)

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