Ministry of Defence
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29 nursing cadets commissioned as Lieutenants into Military Nursing Service

Posted On: 14 OCT 2021 2:56PM by PIB Delhi

Key highlights: 

  • Commissioning ceremony of 4th batch of B.Sc. (H) Nursing, College of Nursing held at Army Hospital (Research & Referral)
  • Commandant, AH (R&R) lauds the role of frontline COVID-19 workers
  • Urges new Lieutenants to keep abreast with latest developments in medicine & nursing

Commissioning ceremony of the fourth batch of B.Sc. (H) Nursing, College of Nursing was held at Army Hospital (Research & Referral), AH (R&R), Delhi Cantt. on October 14, 2021. Commandant, AH (R&R) Lt Gen Joy Chatterjee was the Chief Guest. Additional Director General of Military Nursing Service (MNS) Maj Gen Smita Devrani administered oath to the newly commissioned Nursing Officers. During the ceremony, 29 nursing cadets were commissioned as Lieutenants into MNS and would be posted in various Armed Forces hospitals. 

In his address, Lt Gen Joy Chatterjee congratulated the newly commissioned Nursing Officers and urged them to nurture the ethics of MNS and uplift the tradition of service. The General Officer lauded the role of frontline COVID-19 warriors in dealing with the pandemic in the country. He advised the young Lieutenants to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field of medicine and nursing to provide medical care to patients with compassion and dedication. 



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