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Friday, 9 March 2018

Women Personnel in Army

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Ministry of Defence
            Held strength of women officers (excluding Medical, Dental and Nursing) in the Indian Army for the last three years are as under:
Year
Number of officers
2015 (as on 1st July)
1466
2016 (as on 1st July)
1512
2017 (as on 1st July)
1548

The borne strength of women officers (excluding Medical and Dental) in the Indian Navy as on 1st January from 2015 onwards is as follows
Year
Borne strength of women officers
2015
382
2016
409
2017
469

The strength of women officers (except Medical and Dental branch) in Indian Air Force in the last three years is as follows:
Year
Strength of women officers
2015
1428
2016
1584
2017
1598

Details of women officers (excluding Medical, Dental and Nursing) in different Arms and Service of Indian Army as on 1st January, 2018 are as under:
Arm / Service
Women officers
AAD
63
Engrs
195
Sigs
220
ASC
265
AOC
292
EME
263
Int
73
Army Avn
20
AEC
85
RVC
0
JAG
85

Total
1561

Current held strength of women officers in Armed Forces Medical Services as on 1st January, 2018 is as under:
Services
Number of Officers
AMC (Medical Officers)
975
AD Corps (Dental Officers)
127
MNS (Military Nursing Service)
3730

There are no non-commissioned women officers in the Army. As on 27 February 2018, the total strength of women officers in the Indian Navy (including Medical and Dental) is 639.

The branch wise breakdown is as follows:
Branch /Cadre / Specialisation
Strength
Education
132
Logistics
144
Law
04
ATC
67
Naval Constructor
64
Observer
70
Pilot
02
Naval Armament
10
Medical
144
Dental
02
Total:
639

Branch wise details of women officers (except Medical and Dental branch) in the Indian Air Force (IAF) as on 1st February, 2018 is as follows:
Branch
No. of women officers
F(P)
104
F(N)
16
AE(M)
48
AE(L)
569
ADM
430
LGS
162
ACCTS
116
EDN
83
MET
70
Total:
1598
There are no non-commissioned women officers in the IAF.

The complaints of discrimination received from women officers at work place in the armed forces are investigated and necessary action taken against defaulting officers, in accordance with the prevailing Acts and rules in force.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Smt Kamla Devi Paatle in Lok Sabha today.
Source:http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1522939

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