"There has been a progressive enhancement in the induction of women in the army. There is no proposal to raise all women battalion in the army," Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.
He also said that in the army, "women officers are being tasked which is commensurate to the rank and service on equal footing as male officers", while in "Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, women officers are inducted on same terms as male officers".
Mr Bhamre also stressed that the government intends to bring gender parity in all three wings of defence forces.
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