More Power to Girls! Indian Army empowers women in arm force
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 08-Feb-2018

New Delhi, February 8: Women have shown their presence and capabilities in almost each and every sector. Be it becoming a doctor, pilot or any other sector, women have always shown their caliber and dedication. However, the Government has taken measures to encourage both men and women to join the arm force and work for the country.


Women recruitment in Indian Army is based on organizational requirements like fighting efficiency, combat effectiveness and functionality. At present the women are recruited in the Military Nursing Services and as Officers through Short Service Commission (SSC) on all India merit basis in specific branches like Army Service Corps, Army Ordinance Corps, Army Education Corps, Judge Advocate General, Signals, Intelligence and Electrical and Mechanical Engineering branches.

The Government has taken effective measures to create awareness and boost people from all parts of the country including Maharashtra to join the defence forces. The officials aim of inspiring women who can have a sustainable image projection; publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career; participation in career fairs and exhibitions; motivational lectures in schools and colleges etc.