In a first, two Indian Navy women officers set to join frontline warships crew
Two women officers were selected to join on Indian Navy warships as part of the crew. It is a landmark decision adopted by the Indian Navy. Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh are going to join the officials soon. They will be the first two women officers inducted in the Indian Navy to operate from warships. Reports suggest that Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi hails from Ghaziabad, whereas Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh hails from Hyderabad. They are engineering graduates in computer science. In a recent ceremony at INS Garuda, Kochi, both these graduating women officers presented the awards and coveted wings.