Manisha Padhi - a 2015 batch Indian Air Force officer - became the first woman IAF officer to be appointed as Aide-De-Camp(ADC) to the Governor in the country. She was appointed as the Aide-De-Camp to Mizoram Governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati. She formally joined her post at Raj Bhavan, Mizoram.
"Hearty Congratulations to Sqn Leader Manisha Padhi for being appointed as Aide-De-Camp(ADC) to the Governor of Mizoram. Sqn Leader Manisha is India’s first Woman Indian Armed Forces officer to be appointed as Aide-De-Camp(ADC) to the Governor in the country. My best wishes to her and may she excel in the sector with the expertise she has earned over the years," Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati posted on X on on November 29.
Before joining the Raj Bhavan, Padhi served in three positions - at Air Force Station, Bidar, Air Force Station, Pune, and Air Force Station, Bhatinda.
The IAF officer, who held from Ganjam district, Odisha, graduated from CV Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar. Her parents live in Bhubaneswar.