NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has given the central government another month to implement its verdict, giving all female officers of the Indian Army a permanent commission.
Judge Chandrachud D. mentioned that the central government should follow all the directions given in its judgment. The Supreme Court has issued a directive on a petition filed by the Center seeking six months time for implementation of the judgment considering the Covid-19 epidemic.
In a February 17 judgement the Supreme Court had directed that women commissioners of the Army be given permanent commission and command postings. The Supreme Court rejected gender discrimination against women based on the central stance of physical limitations.
The Center has directed all women officers of the Short Service Commission (SSC) serving three months to be considered for permanent commissions (PCs) beyond 14 years or 20 years of service.