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Results of Board Granting Permanent Commission to Women officers

Agnipath Army Recruitment Scheme Permanent Commission To 11 Women, Army Staff General M M Naravane

Indian Army today declared results of the first-ever board held for granting Permanent Commission to Women officers. Around 49% women officers would continue to serve in the force. Around 320 women officers would retire after 20 years of pensionable service.

What is Permanent Commission for Women Officers?

The Army has constituted a special screening board to select women officers for Permanent Commission. This follows the Supreme Court’s landmark verdict in February this year, allowing all women officers to seek Permanent Commission in the Army.