Indian Army commissions 5 woman officers into Regiment of Artillery for first time

Indian Army inducts first batch of “Five Women Officers” into the Regiment of Artillery

  • For the first time ever, five women cadets have been inducted into the Indian Army’s Regiment of Artillery, on April 29, 2023, during their passing out parade at the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.
  • Lt Mehak Saini, Lt Sakshi Dubey, Lt Aditi Yadav, Lt Pious Mudgil and Lt Akanksha have been commissioned into Army’s premier artillery units after successfully completing their training at the OTA, Chennai.
  • Out of the five women officers, three have been posted to units deployed along the borders with China (Line of Actual Control (LAC)).
  • The other two have been deployed in “challenging locations” near the frontier with Pakistan.
  • These OTA, Chennai women cadets will receive the same opportunities and challenges as their male counterparts.

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