PM Modi announces permanent commission for women in armed forces

Updated:5 months ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Today, the country is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort this morning. He announced the much demanded permanent commission for women in armed forces. "Women officers commissioned in short services will get opportunity for permanent commission like their male counterparts," said PM Modi. So far women have been given short services commission in Army, Navy and Air Force.

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