Three Women to become India’s First Women Fighter Pilots
Three women are getting the honor of India’s first women fighter pilots. The three women named Avani Chaturvedi, Mohana Singh and Bhawana Kanth, ware going to adorn the post of India’s first women fighter pilots on June 18, 2016. The Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Arup Raha announced this on Tuesday on the great occasion of the International Women’s Day. The three women will surely make history as “India’s women fighter pilots”. Recently it has been declared that women are going to be appointed in top most positions to perform combat roles in Indian Army. Followed the announcement of India’s first women fighter, it is really a glad news!!
Presently the three women are undergoing training programs, which would enable them to do their responsibilities in a perfect manner.
Detailed Profile of these three women follows:
She is a native of Bihar. She is extremely delighted to hear this glad news as her long cherished childhood dream is going to become a reality. Her parents had given her all freedom and motivation that finally ended in success. She proved that women could also perform challenging jobs like men.
“It has always been the right time for women to become fighter pilots. I am only grateful that it at least happened now,” she told NDTV.
Mohana Singh is basically from an Air force family. She has preserved the tradition of her family by succeeding her father and grand father who were Air Force Officers. She always wanted to adorn a challenging and a reputed position. Actually her dream also has been flowered.
“After B.Tech like the army of youngsters who look for jobs in IT, I too joined Cognizant but was simultaneously preparing to join the services too,” Ms Singh told NDTV.
“It’s a childhood dream come true to be selected for the fighter stream… I am continuing the legacy of my grandfather (who was also in the IAF) and father (a warrant officer now posted at Vadodara),” Mohana told TOI on Tuesday.
Avani Chaturvedi is hailing from Madhya Pradesh. According to her viewpoint both men and women are equal. General point of view is that a woman had to face in severe challenges in her career than man.
The challenges are exactly the same for both sexes, she said.
“It’s a dream for everybody to fly. When you walk you only look at the sky, at the birds, and you want to fly,” Chaturvedi said in an interview with NDTV.
“Flying at the speed of sound, and more than that, is something everyone dreams of,” she added.
Lets appreciate the effort taken by these three women which finally led them to a most reputed post “India’s first women fighter pilots”. Hearty Congratulations to these women!!