Captain Shiva Chouhan becomes first woman officer to be deployed at Siachen

  • Captain Shiva Chauhan (Indian Army’s Fire and Fury Corps) has become the first woman officer to be operationally deployed in Kumar Post (height: 15,632 feet) at the highest battlefield in the world-Siachen.
  • She hails from Rajasthan.
  • She led an arduous 508-km long `Sura Soi’ Siachen Sappers cycling expedition from the Siachen War Memorial to Kargil War Memorial in July 2022.
  • She got inducted to the Siachen Glacier on January 2 after an arduous climb.