Vaishali S Hiwase became the first woman officer to be appointed as officer commanding in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) where she will be responsible for providing connectivity through an Indo-China border road, the BRO said on Wednesday.
“BRO India feels proud to announce the First Woman Officer EE (civ) Vaishali S Hiwase for taking over as Officer Commanding of a Road Construction Company that is responsible to provide connectivity of an Indo-China Border Road,” tweeted BRO.
“With two air-maintained detachments located at #10000ft and above the alignment of the road is going through some formidable passes and treacherous terrain of hard rock with vertical cliffs,” tweeted BRO.
“Vaishali from Wardha, Maharastra is M Tech and after successfully completing a demanding tenure in Kargil. the Women Officer has taken over the command to undertake this Challenge of cutting through the rocks”, the tweet read.
“This is a humble beginning by @BROindia that will usher a new era of Women Empowerment that will see Women officers taking over most arduous tasks. History in making…”, the tweet read
“BRO’s First Women Commanding Officer – Proud Moment for the Nation”— SSBCrackExams (@SSBCrackExams) April 29, 2021
Executive Engineer Vaishali S Hiwase of BRO has become first woman to be CO responsible to provide connectivity along India- China Border.
Hailing from Wardha, she is an M-Tech & has done a tenure at Kargil. pic.twitter.com/WQtGPWW2Lp