Women officers to be granted Permanent Commission, exclusion from Command Postings violates Articles 14: Supreme Court

The Bench observed that the Centre's stance taken against the same was disturbing and perpetuated gender stereotypes.
Women officers to be granted Permanent Commission, exclusion from Command Postings violates Articles 14: Supreme Court
In picture: Tanya Shergill leading all-man contingent on Army Day, 2020Image courtesy: Twitter

The Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 ruling of the Delhi High Court which had held that Women Short Service Commission officers are entitled to Permanent Commission on par with their male counterparts. Further, the Bench has also directed the Central Government to implement the ruling within three months time.

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