Roveinai Poumai, The First Naga Woman Commercial Pilot, Is Making Her Community Proud

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11:30 am 24 Aug, 2017


Roveinai Poumai, who graduated from Basiar Aviation College in Australia, has been employed by Jet Airways and has created history by becoming the first Naga woman commercial pilot. Poumai belongs to the Poumai-Naga tribe of Manipur and is the proud daughter of PD Sele Of Purul Rosofil of Senapati district.


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The people of Manipur and Nagaland are proud of her and are encouraging her and other females to follow in her footsteps.

Making us proud.

A happy Naga woman comments

Wishing her many more miles.

Congratulations are in order.



The times are changing and more and more women are opting for challenging and daring roles on the professional front. Recently, Ayesha Aziz of Kashmir became the youngest Kashmiri to receive a commercial pilot license at 21 years of age. Also, Anny Divya of Andhra Pradesh became the world’s youngest woman commander of a Boeing-777. She learned how to fly in Spain and was employed with Air India.

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