Manisha Padhi, a Squadron Leader in the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Odisha's 2015 batch, has achieved a historic milestone as she becomes the first woman in India to be appointed as an Aide-De-Camp (ADC). Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati, the Governor of Mizoram, officially appointed her to this groundbreaking position on Wednesday. Hailing from Berhampur, Squadron Leader Padhi is currently serving in the IAF.
Manisha Padhi, the daughter of Meneka Padhi and Manoranjan Padhi, who retired as an IAF officer and is based in Bhubaneswar, comes from Berhampur. She graduated from CV Raman College of Engineering and had three different postings at Air Force stations in Bidar, Pune, and Bhatinda before being appointed as the ADC.
“Hearty congratulations to Sqn Leader Manisha Padhi for being appointed as Aide-De-Camp (ADC) to the Governor of Mizoram. Sqn Leader Manisha is India’s first Woman Indian Armed Forces officer to be appointed as Aide-De-Camp (ADC) to the Governor in the country. My best wishes to her and may she excel in the sector with the expertise she has earned over the years.” The Governor