Army agrees to grant permanent Commission to women after SC warns it of contempt

New Delhi,1/11: After a stern warning of contempt, the Army on Friday agreed before the Supreme Court to grant permanent commission to 11 women officers within 10 days, in accordance with its judgment, and also to other officers, who haven’t approached court but meet the criteria.


A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and A S Bopanna recorded a statement from the law officer in this regard.


“The 11 women officers will be granted permanent commission (PC) within a period of 10 days. The ASG officers, who are not before the Supreme Court in contempt proceedings, but meet the criteria will be granted PC within the period of three weeks,” the bench noted.

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