Meet the first Naga lady pilot, Roveinai Poumai from Manipur

Meet the first Naga lady pilot, Roveinai Poumai from Manipur

IMPHAL, Aug 20, 2017: She is flying high, she is reaching for the sky – these are not just mere phrases but they are actually true for Roveinai Poumai, the first Naga lady pilot.

It is indeed a proud moment for the Naga people of Manipur and Nagaland to get their first lady pilot who broke all stereotypes and carved a niche for herself in the male-dominated Naga society.

Roveinai Poumai is the first Naga lady pilot. She hails from Poumai-Naga tribe in Manipur and currently employed with Jet Airways.

She is the daughter of PD Sele Of Purul Rosofil, Sanapati district. She completed her Commercial Pilot Course from Basiar Aviation College, Cessnock in New South Wales, Australia. She is the first woman from the Poumai community to have obtained a pilot license.

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