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SC favours permanent commission for women in armed forces with retro effect

According to the new system, women officers under SSC would have to indicate the choice for permanent commission within four years of service

Rohit sharma | Nirmal Sitharaman | gross borrowing

Army has notified permanent commission to women officers, who join the forces under SSC, after March 2019. The top court asked the Centre to look at the positive side of granting permanent commission to women officers in retrospective effect, and expand the ambit of the benefit to women officers serving under SSC before March 2019. "It will show India in a different way on the world platform", observed the court.

The government has already issued notification for permanent jobs to women officers in ten branches of the Army. A bench headed by Justice D. Y. ...

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First Published: Wed, November 27 2019. 16:35 IST