The Centre had taken the decision to recruit women into the National Defence Academy (NDA). So far a male bastion for recruitment into the Armed Forces.
“There is good news. The Forces at the highest level and the government has taken a decision last evening to induct girls for permanent commission through the National Defence Academy,” said Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati informed a Bench led by Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M.M. Sundresh.
Armed Forces is a respected institution, but they should do more to do regarding gender equality. The court said that it was not a happy situation for it to constantly poke the authorities into taking action on bettering gender nuetrality.