PERMANENT COMMISSION

  • SC directs Army to reinstate 11 women officers September 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Army to reinstate 11 short service commission women officers who had been released after completion of 14 years in service. The apex court asked the Army to take the officers back from September 12 continuing their service from the date they joined. A...
  • 12 Army women officers made permanent December 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian Army on Tuesday granted permanent commission to 12 women officers from Judge Advocate General's Branch and Education Corps. The women officers had been granted Short Service Commission between 19962005. The first ever board for grant of permanent commission to women officers was held in November this year. Based...
  • Govt, Army differ on promotion to women officers July 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Even as the Army challenged a Delhi High Court verdict on permanent commission to women defence officers in the Supreme Court, Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju on Wednesday struck a different note, saying his ministry was in favour of opening up more streams of...
  • Why is Army shying away from women officers? July 6, 2010

    The Army has moved the Supreme Court saying it cannot offer permanent commission to women as the force is not ready for it. So why are the armed forces resisting giving women permanent commission? ...
  • Army not yet ready for women officers July 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has approached the Supreme Court saying it cannot implement the Delhi High Court order of granting permanent commission to women, citing the forces' mindset and infrastructure as the reasons. In a special leave petition filed in the Supreme Court the Army has said that the...
  • No permanent commission for women in Army: govt September 18, 2009

    New Delhi: There is no scope for granting permanent commission to women in the Army, the government told the Delhi High Court on Friday. Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium submitted before Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul that the granting of permanent commission to women officers on short service commission in the...