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ITBP inducts first women officers on combat service

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 09, Aug 2021
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  • The IndoTibetan Border Police (ITBP) force guards the Line of Actual Control (LAC) along the India-China border.
  • ITBP was raised on 24 October 1962, under the CRPF Act, in the wake of the Sino-Indian War of 1962.
  • 53 officers including 2 women officers passed out from the ITBP officers' training academy located in Mussoorie
  • The ITBP started recruiting women combat officers in its cadre from 2016 through an all India Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). 
  • ITBP already had combat women but only in the constabulary ranks.