Proceedings for Grant of Permanent Commission to Women Officers in Indian Army begins

The Union Defence Ministry said in a release that the proceedings began on September 14, 2020.

The Special No 5 Selection Board constituted to screen Women Officers for grant of Permanent Commission (PC) in the Indian Army has commenced its proceedings at Army HQ.

The Union Defence Ministry said in a release that the screening proceedings began on September 14, 2020.

The board is headed by a Senior General Officer and includes a woman officer of the rank of Brigadier. Women officers have been permitted to witness the proceedings as observers in order to add transparency to the process.

Women Officers who qualify in the screening process will be granted Permanent Commission subject to being in minimum acceptable medical category.

First Published:Sept. 19, 2020, 3:54 p.m.

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