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In a first, two women officers to be deployed on Indian Navy warships

Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh have graduated as Observers (airborne tacticians) in the helicopter stream and would be deployed on warships

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Indian Navy | gender diversity | Naval Warship

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sub-Lieutenants Riti Singh (left) and Kumudini Tyagi, iNDIAN NAVY, WOMEN, warships
No longer a no-go zone for women: Sub-Lieutenants Riti Singh (left) and Kumudini Tyagi are training to operate a host of sensors on the Indian Navy’s helicopters | Photo: PTI

In a historic first aimed at ensuring gender parity, the has selected two women officers as helicopter crew for deployment on frontline warships on short and long-duration missions, officials said on Monday.

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First Published: Mon, September 21 2020. 22:47 IST