Recently the Indian army cleared woman officers for most of the command roles, Colonel Geeta Rana from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers has created history by being appointed as the first female officer to command an independent field workshop in the eastern Ladakh sector with China.
Indian Army officials from the Fire and Fury Corps have tweeted, “Col. Geeta Rana from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers has become the first ever woman officer to take over command of an Independent Field Workshop in a forward and remote location in Eastern Ladakh.”
Geeta Rana To Command EME Unit
Colonel Geeta Rana has taken over the command of the EME independent workshop after the army made 108 vacancies for women officers for them to take command of independent units for the Corps of Engineers, EME, Ordinance, and other branches.
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Posting of the many officers who are women have already come out and more such lists would come out right after the boards would be complied with, and the results would be announced said the department. The women officers who would clear the boards will be given commanding roles and will be considered for future promotions to higher ranks in the Indian force.
Army has recently also started the deployment of soldiers who are women in joint exercises with many friendly foreign countries and in some peacekeeping missions. The Army Chief General Manoj Pande has been in the favour of providing possible opportunities to women officers and army soldiers. Their entry into the artillery regiments can be cleared soon as per expected.