Meet Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar: 3rd Woman To Hold Lieutenant General Rank
Lt General Kanitkar has served for a long time. She and spouse Rajiv, additionally a Lt Gen, will be the main couple in the military to hold this position.
Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar was on Saturday raised to the position of Lieutenant General, turning into the third lady official in the Army and first pediatrician from the military to hold the position.
Lt Gen Kanitkar assumed responsibility as Deputy Chief, Integrated Defense Staff (DCIDS), Medical (under Chief of Defense Staff), in New Delhi.
Lt Gen Kanitkar has served for a long time. She and spouse Rajiv, additionally a Lt Gen, will be the main couple in the military to hold this position.
“This association is reasonable, straightforward, regarded and ok for a lady where she is offered chances to develop,” Lt Gen Kanitkar told reports. “On the off chance that there is one message I might want to share, it is to appreciate each day in uniform with virtuous energy and challenge yourself to accomplish the incomprehensible.
Never surrender – simply give back. To each lady in uniform, I can say, ‘A large portion of the world is yours to take, yet the full is yours to give’. So consistently put forth a valiant effort,” she said.
She had been chosen for the position of Lt Gen a year ago, and accepted it on Saturday following an opportunity.
A clincher at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, and champ of President’s gold award for best friendly understudy, Lt Gen Kanitkar finished her postgraduation in pediatrics and preparing in pediatric nephrology at AIIMS. She is an individual from the Prime Minister’s logical and specialized warning board.
She is the principal prepared pediatric nephrologist in the military, and without any assistance set up units in Pune and Delhi to screen kidney illnesses among youngsters. She had come back to her institute of matriculation — AFMC — as its first lady senior member in 2017.
Lt Gen Punita Arora was the principal lady official to hold the position. Padmavathy Bandopadhyay is the primary lady Air Marshal of Indian Air Force, and the subsequent lady official in the military to be elevated to a three-star official position.