Exclusive: Women On Warships Very Soon, Navy Chief Tells NDTV

PUBLISHED ON: February 4, 2016 | Duration: 4 min, 30 sec

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Women will soon be on allowed to serve on warships and as pilots, says Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan. Speaking exclusively to NDTV at the International Fleet Review off the coast of Visakhapatnam, he said a proposal to induct women as pilots was already with the Defence Ministry and the Navy was moving towards making warships conducive for women officers to be posted on them. Asked if he would commit to a deadline, he said "very soon." The second International Fleet Review brings together 50 countries, 24 foreign warships and 4000 sailors at the Bay of Bengal.
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