Training of First Batch of 100 Women for Induction into Military Police Started: Army Chief

In a ancient first, the Army remaining 12 months started the method of inducting girls within the army police, just about two years after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat mentioned girls will likely be recruited as jawans.

Updated:January 11, 2020, 10:53 PM IST

Training of First Batch of 100 Women for Induction into Military Police Started: Army Chief
New Army leader Manoj Naravane. (PTI)

New Delhi: The coaching of the primary batch of 100 girls staff for induction into army police has began from January 6, Army Chief Gen M M Naravane mentioned on Saturday.

In a ancient first, the Army remaining 12 months started the method of inducting girls within the army police, just about two years after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat mentioned girls will likely be recruited as jawans.

Asked when girls will likely be given battle function at a press convention right here forward of the Army Day, General Naravane didn’t give an immediate answer and mentioned coaching of the primary batch of 100 girls staff for induction into army police has began from January 6.

In an interview to PTI in June 2017, Army leader Rawat had mentioned the Army was once taking a look at inducting girls jawans and the method would get started with the induction of ladies into army police corps.

At provide, girls are allowed in make a choice spaces corresponding to clinical, criminal, tutorial, alerts and engineering wings of the Army.

The function of the army police comprises policing cantonments and armed forces institutions, fighting breach of laws and rules by way of squaddies, keeping up motion of squaddies in addition to logistics all through peace and struggle and lengthening assist to civil police on every occasion required.

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