Just days after Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World 2017 title making the nation proud, there comes yet another girl Shubhangi Swaroop who has become the first woman pilot in Indian Navy to make the nation proud again. Not Shubhangi alone, we should also be proud of another 3 women who were inducted into the Indian Navy.
They have created history by becoming the first ever batch of women officers to pass out from the Naval Armament Inspection. The first batch of female officers passed out from the Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kannur on 22nd November 2017.
The female officers were from the Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard, and two overseas cadets from Maldives and Tanzania were appointed in the Naval Armament Inspection branch. The completion of the course was marked by the passing of total 328 cadets.
Even though Indian Navy had started inducting female officers since 1991, it has been expanding the areas of induction in recent times.
Shubhangi Swaroop – First Woman Pilot
The first woman pilot in Indian Navy speaking to the media after the passing out ceremony said that she knows that it is not just an exciting opportunity but also a great responsibility. Shubhangi Swaroop is from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. She now had to undergo the pilot training at Dundigal Air Force Academy, Hyderabad.
Aastha Segal, Roopa A, Sakthimaya S are the other three lady officers who were inducted into the Naval Armament Inspection branch Kannur.
These appointments of women officers in Indian Navy come as a really exciting and proud moment for the women in India. And also incidents like this give the other women a ray of hope and a kind of inspiration. Women are giving wings to their dreams and this is definitely a moment to feel proud about.