Five women officers of Indian Army promoted to time scale colonel rank: Ministry of Defence
The Indian Army on Monday granted time scale Colonel rank to women officers. The defence ministry said that a selection board of the Indian Army cleared the way for the promotion of five women officers to Colonel (time scale) rank.
These officers have completed 26 years of “reckonable service”, the ministry said in a release.
The five women officers selected for Colonel time ccale rank are Lt Col Sangeeta Sardana from the Corps of Signals, Lt Col Sonia Anand and Lt Col Navneet Duggal from the Corps of EME and Lt Col Reenu Khanna and Lt Col Ritcha Sagar from the Corps of Engineers.
This is the first time that women officers serving with the Corps of Signals, Corps of Electronic and Mechanical Engineers (EME) and the Corps of Engineers have been approved to the rank of Colonel.
A Selection Board of the Indian Army cleared the way for the promotion of five women officers to Colonel (Time Scale) rank, post completion of 26 years of reckonable service: Ministry of Defence pic.twitter.com/sFW6YNGRBE
— ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2021