The Indian Army has proposed to gradually increase the intake of women in more non-combat roles such as interpreters and cyber specialists, its Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the combined graduation parade at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal (Hyderabad), the Army Chief said that the military was also mulling to recruit women for positions in the military police, news agency PTI reported.
“We are saying, we are going to increase the intake. Women are already there in the Army. We are now going to take them more into some other cadres gradually, we are expanding the Indian Army to women officers,” he said. Read more