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Indian Army to appoint women as military police in Sikkim

In a first, Indian Army has decided to appoint women as military police, in Sikkim.

“A large number of vacancies have been released by the Army Headquarters. A total of 87 girls have already submitted their applications online,” Col (rtd) DN Bhutia, Secretary Rajya Sainik Board, said in Gangtok on June 19.

He said, the last date for applying for the posts was June 8, but on request of Rajya Sainik Board it has been extended till June 30.

Surprised at slow reaction of girls, Col Bhutia said, “Girls, who have passed class 10 with 45 per cent aggregate marks, born between October 1, 1998 and April1, 2002 and of 142 cms height are expected to come forward and take the wonderful opportunity.”

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