Permanent Commission for Women Officers in Defence Forces
Women are inducted as Short Service Commission Officers (SSCOs) in the Armed Forces. Women SSCOs re eligible for consideration for grant of Permanent Commission in specified branches in terms of Government Policy letters dated 26th September, 2008 and 11th November, 2011.
So far, 340 Women SSCOs have been granted Permanent Commission in the Armed Forces. State-wise details are not maintained as officers in the Armed Forces are inducted on an All India basis.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Dr. Pritam Gopinath Munde in Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :124011)