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Agniveers, including women, have been practising as part of the Indian Navy marching contingent

It’s possible that Navy Agniveers in training next week would march in the Republic Day Parade (RDP) at Kartavya Path. According to Navy authorities. There will soon be female officers and sailors on board warships.

A final decision is still pending. According to officials, on the idea to include a few Navy Agniveers in the Naval contingent at the Republic Day Parade (RPD).

Women are a component of the Indian Navy. They have been accepted into officer and sailor ranks in all branches.

When Vice Admiral Suraj Berry, Navy’s Controller Personnel Services. Briefed the media on the Navy’s participation in the upcoming Republic Day Parade on Friday. He said that “nari shakti” [women power] is currently deployed in all naval operations that cover surveillance at sea and related operations at sea (RDP).

Nearly 2,800 naval agnives are being trained at the INS Chilka in Odisha, and 271 of them are women. By March 23, 2023, the four-month training programme would be over. After completing a two-week familiarisation course aboard a vessel, the Agniveers would receive postings.

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According to Vice Adm Berry, there may be up to 20 to 30 female sailors on each ship. And they will likely be spread across 8 or 9 capital warships. According to Navy officials, there are currently female officers on board warships. As more facilities become available, their numbers will grow.

Naval contingent

At the Republic Day Parade (RDP), the Naval marching contingent of 144 young sailors will be led by Lt Cdr Disha Amrith as Contingent Commander and Lt Ashwani Singh, SLt Valli Meena S, and SLt M Aditya as Platoon Commanders. This will be followed by the Navy band of 80 musicians led by M Antony Raj, Master Chief Petty Officer (Musician Second Class), playing the Indian Navy Song ‘Jai Bharti’.


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