• The Navy and the IAF had opened up permanent commission to women much before the Army.
  • Giving an overview on women officers in the armed forces, Minister of State Ajay Bhatt said that in the Army, women are commissioned in 10 arms and services as officers and that permanent commission had been granted.
  • The government informed that the National Defence Academy (NDA) has started inducting women cadets from the Autumn 2022 term, with 19 vacancies being allotted to women.