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Indian Navy welcomes first woman pilot

Who is Shivangi

Sub Lieutenant Shivangi will join Naval operations on December 2.Shivangi (24) born in Muz

affarpur in Indias eastern Bihar state. She completed her mechanical engineering degree at the Sikkim Manipal University of Technology and went to Malaviya National Institute of Technology in Jaipur for further studies.

What is her journey?

She was inspired to be a pilot after seen a helicopter pilot at her village at age 10 and more excited after the visit of forces to her collage. Then she dropped out of college and completed her basic training in 2018 at the Indian Naval Academy. She was inducted into the Indian Navy as SSC (Pilot) as part of the 27 NOC course in Indian Naval Academy. (Until 1992 India’s naval forces only permitted women to serve in medical services.)

She further explained in her speech that  “It’s a big responsibility for all of us and I know that I have to do well.” and “It’s a very big thing,”.Also, she said that “You know every time somebody is doing something for the first time there is a lot of pressure, there is a lot of expectation so obviously the pressure will be there,” she said.So this will be a milestone for India and there will be a good future ahead