In a major development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday passed interim order allowing women to take the admission exam on September 5 to National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune. At present only boys can join the NDA. The interim order was passed by a division bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy while hearing a petition filed by Kush Kalra.
In a landmark move, lady officers will now be granted permanent commission (PC) in all 10 branches of the Indian Army. The defence ministry in a statement on Tuesday said, “Women officers will be granted permanent commission in the Indian Army in all the ten branches where women are inducted for short service commission.”
The Centre is mulling over granting permanent commission (PC) to short service commission (SSC) women army officers. The government conveyed this to Supreme Court on Monday. This move could bring an end to an eight-year old battle in the apex court. The Indian Air Force and The Indian Navy have already granted permanent commission toContinue reading “Government Mulling Over Granting Permanent Commission to Women Army Officers; Still ‘No’ for Combat Role”