The Leading Court Cleared The Permanent Commission For Women In Navy And Asked Centre To Think About Granting Permanent Commission To All Women Officers Within 3 Months With Increments.
The leading court in its decision stated men and women officers must be dealt with similarly. (Picture Credit: PTI File)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the permanent commission for women in Navy and stated that men and women officers must be dealt with similarly. The bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud asked centre to think about giving permanent commission to all women officers in Navy within 3 months with increments.
While cancelling the potential impact of a policy most likely to bar women officers inducted prior to 2008 from being approved permanent commission in the navy, the Supreme Court stated, “women can sail with same efficiency as male officers and there should be no discrimination.”
The pinnacle court likewise explained that there can not be gender discrimination in giving permanent commission to women officers in the Navy as Centre’s policy of 1991, 1998 raised statutory bar on registering women officers in force.
In February, the Supreme Court had actually cleared method for women officers to hold command posts in the Indian Army. In its judgement, the pinnacle court had actually stated, “women can’t be totally ruled out for command assignments and that they will be considered on a case by case basis.”
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First Released: 17 Mar 2020, 11: 49: 01 AM
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