35 Nursing Graduates of College of Nursing AFMC were commissioned into the Military Nursing Services at the Commissioning Ceremony held at Capt Devashish Sharma Parade Ground Armed Forces Medical College Pune on 15 Feb 2022.
Lt Gen Rajshree Ramasethu, Director and Commandant AFMC, was the Chief Guest for the occasion. In view of COVID – 19 pandemic, the guests were limited to bare minimum. The ceremony was graced by virtual presence of General Officers, Commandants, Principal Matrons, Senior Officers of Pune Garrison, parents & teachers.
The General Officer while addressing the newly commissioned Nursing Officers stated that the Military Nursing Service is rendering commendable and exemplary care to the troops and their families in hospitals located in peace stations, difficult terrains, CI ops areas, United Nations Mission and various operations in India & abroad.
[ad id=’13350′]Their contribution to the Armed Forces Medical Services has been extraordinary even during the unprecedented pandemic situation. She appreciated Brig Subhashini KR, Principal and the faculty of College of Nursing for their untiring efforts in guiding and preparing the professional Nurses for the defence services. The newly commissioned Nursing Officers took oath dedicating themselves to serve the Armed Forces and serve the nation.
Chief Guest felicitated the meritorious students. Lt Keciya Saji was awarded Lt Gen KS Master Memorial Silver Medal and Silver Jubilee Rolling Trophy for securing first position in final year Basic BSc Nursing University examination. Gen Cariappa Rolling trophy for Best All Round Nursing Student was awarded to Lt Haritha EK & Silver Jubilee Rolling trophy and Certificate of Merit for Best Bedside Nurse was awarded to Lt Kaciya Saji.