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Navy will have to train women for warship postings

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 17 March 2020
After the Supreme Court judgement on Tuesday, which granted permanent commission (PC) to women officers in the Navy, India too will eventually have to look to follow suit. The Navy will have to get cracking on developing the requisite facilities to train and deploy women on warships, the absence of which has been used in the past to bar them from serving on board sea-faring vessels.
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AFTER THE WOMEN IN INDIAN ARMY, NOW A BIG WIN FOR THE WOMEN OFFICERS IN THE NAVY AS THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA IN ANOTHER LANDMARK JUDGEMENT HAS GRANTED PERMANENT COMMISSION FOR THE WOMEN IN THE NAVY ALSO. THE COURT SAID IT BELIEVED MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD BE TREATED EQUALLY. THE BENCH HEADED BY JUSTICE...

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