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Who is Major Shweta Pandey who assisted PM Narendra Modi in unfurling National Flag?

Team Udayavani, Aug 15, 2020, 6:17 PM IST

PM Modi was assisted by Major Shweta Pandey in unfurling the National Flag on Saturday, Aug 15.

According to ZeeNews, Major Shweta Pandey is an Electronics and Mechanical engineer at the Indian Army’s 505 base workshops.

Major Shweta is an alumnus of the City Montessori School (CMS) in Lucknow and holds a degree in computer science and has done her advance course in radars. She has won more 75 medals and 250 certificates in various national and international events such as speeches, debates, extempores, etc in school and college.

She was commissioned in March 2012 at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai. Her father Raj Ratan Pandey served as an additional director (finance) in the Uttar Pradesh government and her mother Amita Pandey is a professor of Sanskrit and Hindi.

She won the Garhwal Rifles medal for topping in tactics in the academy  and is posted with 505 Army Based Workshop (ABW) in Delhi Cantonment.

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