The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Ramesh Powar as the head coach of the Indian women's team.
Powar has now been handed over full-time duties till 30th November 2018.
His term will include the tour to Sri Lanka in September, a bilateral series in West Indies in October followed by the ICC Women's World T20 in West Indies in November.
Powar was appointed as the interim coach in July after Tushar Arothe stepped down from the position in July.
Powar, an off-spinner and a handy batsman, played 2 Tests, 31 ODIs for the Indian team.