Imphal, August 21 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 from Manipur.
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 is currently employed with Jet Airways.
She is the daughter of PD Sele of Purul Rosofil, Sena- pati district.
She completed her Commercial Pilot Course from Basiar Aviation College, Cessnock in New South Wales, Australia.
Source: The Sangai Express