Women Officers to get Permanent Commission: Supreme Court

Women Officers to get Permanent Commission: Supreme Court

Women Officers to get Permanent Commission: Supreme Court has given its verdict to grant permanent commission to the women officers in the Army in service, irrespective of their years of service. Earlier central government had taken a negative role in giving the leadership of the army to the women. On this ground, the apex court has directed the Central Government to give the women equal opportunity in the army, following the judgment passed by the Delhi High Court.



The bench, chaired by Justice Chandrachud of the Supreme Court, dismissed the central government from the role it had taken on women in Indian Army. The union government has changed the mindset of women and the Delhi High Court has ordered the establishment of a permanent commission to issue command posts to women. Central government should follow the same. The Central Government should set up a commission within three months, "the court ruled.



Centre's appeal challenging the Delhi High Court's ruling in 2010, for granting permanent commission to women officers in Army: Supreme Court says that the permanent commission will apply to all women officers in the Army in service, irrespective of their years of service. Source ANI


Who is serving in the military, has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court. "This decision of the Supreme Court is historic and reformist. Women should get equal opportunities, "said Lt Seema Singh.


Supreme Court says, the permanent commission will apply to all women officers in the Army in service, irrespective of their years of service. Indian Army's Lt. Colonel Seema Singh says, "This is a progressive and historical judgement. Women should be given equal opportunities ". Source ANI

What is the role of the central government?

Union Govt had taken an opposing role in handing over the troop to the Indian Army. The Central Government had heard in a hearing before the Supreme Court that women could not cope with the challenges and challenges of the military due to their physical abilities and family responsibilities.

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