New Delhi: India’s Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to deploy women officers on Pakistan and Bangladesh borders. Indian Defence Ministry is finalizing recruitment process details. Till end of this year, 110 new security officers will be appointed and most of them will be women. Interestingly, most of appointed women officers will be maximum 25 years old, Indian Defence ministry said.
Reason Behind Recruitment:
Indian hasn’t given any solid reason behind this recruitment. Indian Defence Ministry claimed that this recruitment will proof that Women are not behind men in any field. The other reason can be shortage of men staff on Border as big number of men soldiers are on duty in Kashmir.
These new women officers will be appointed on Assistant Commandants post. Later they can be promoted to Commandants and deputy Commandants posts.
It’s worth mentioning here that Indian Security force started recruitment of women in 2009 but now they have started recruiting women as officers for the first time.