A commissioning ceremony of the 3rd batch of B.Sc (H) Nursing, College of Nursing, was held at Ayurvigyan Auditorium, Army Hospital (R&R), in Delhi Cantonment. During the ceremony, 29 young nursing cadets were commissioned as Lieutenants into Military Nursing Service and would be posted to various Armed Forces Hospitals. Commandant, AH (R&R) Lt Gen Joy Chatterjee was the chief guest for the ceremony.
The chief guest, in his address congratulated the newly commissioned Nursing Officers and their parents, though they were not present due to pandemic. He urged the newly commissioned nursing officers to nurture the ethics of MNS and uplift the tradition of service. He advised the young lieutenants to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field of medicine and nursing as well as to provide care with compassion and dedication to the patients under their care. The General Officer emphasised the role of frontline Covid warriors during this difficult time faced by the country.
Addl Director General of Military Nursing Service Maj Gen Sonali Ghosal, administered oath to the newly Commissioned Nursing Officers. Principal Matron, Army hospital (R&R) Maj Gen Smita Devrani, welcomed the dignitaries. Principal College of Nursing Col Rekha Bhattacharya, presented the batch report. Lt Anju Yadav was awarded silver medal for securing first in merit and Lt Spriha Jana received silver medal for securing second position in Delhi University final Examination. Lt Shabnam Chandel was adjudged the best student clinical nurse. Lt Shalu Sharma was the best all-rounder of the batch (2016-2020).