WOMEN OFFICERS OF AFGHANISTAN UNDERGOING TRAINING AT OTA CHENNAI

WOMEN OFFICERS OF AFGHANISTAN UNDERGOING TRAINING AT OTA CHENNAI

WOMEN OFFICERS OF AFGHANISTAN UNDERGOING TRAINING  AT OTA CHENNAI

       Chennai, 12 Dec 19

For the third year in a row, 20 Women Officers of Afghan Defence forces are undergoing four weeks of Military Training at Officers Training Academy, Chennai. This reinforces emergences of Officers Training Academy, Chennai as a Centre of Excellence for training of Women Cadets and Officers in the Indian Army.  This batch of Afghan Officers contains Women Officers from various branches of Afghan Army like Logistics, Human Resources, Infantry and Radio Communications.Most of the Officers are in the service bracket of two to nine years.  They reached Chennai on 24 Nov 2019 and since then have been undergoing training in the Academy.  Their training curriculum includes Physical Training, Drill, Weapon Training, Tactical Training, Leadership and Human Resources Management, Information Technology and English Communication.

The Officers have already undergone basic military training in their country in respective Arms/Services.  Since OTA is one of the Premier Military Academies of the world, it is imparting much needed exposure to modern training methods and facilities to these Officers.  The lady Officers showed keen interest in various outdoor activities like Sports, Obstacles Training and Weapon Training. Infantry Tactics and Information Technology was the most preferred subject in indoor training.

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PS/AK/12/2019