College of Nursing AFMC Pune Commissioning Ceremony - 53rd Batch
The Commissioning Ceremony of 53rd Batch of 30 Nursing Graduates of College of Nursing, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune was held at Capt Devashish Sharma Kirti Chakra Parade Ground, AFMC on 01 Mar 2023.
Maj Gen D Vivekanand, Dean & Officiating Commandant, AFMC was the chief guest for the event. Brig Subhashini K R, Principal, College of Nursing, AFMC administered the Oath of Affirmation to the newly commissioned Nursing Officers. The ceremony was attended by the parents, faculty, Officers & Nursing Officers of Pune Garrison.
Addressing the gathering Maj Gen D Vivekanand stated that the Military Nursing Officers are indispensable members of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) health care team, rendering care to the Armed Forces personnel and their families in hospitals located at various peace and field areas including UN missions and important operations in India and abroad. He exhorted the newly commissioned Nursing Officers to devote themselves to achieving the highest standards of Nursing Care to the personnel of the Armed Forces & their families.
He appreciated the indefatigable efforts of the Faculty of AFMC in guiding and preparing nursing professionals for the Armed Forces.
The chief guest felicitated the meritorious students on the occasion. Lt Vaishnavi Dixit was awarded the Lt Gen KS Master Memorial Silver Medal for securing first position in final year Basic BSc Nursing University examination and was also awarded Gen Cariappa Rolling Trophy for the Best All Round Nursing Student. The Silver Jubilee Rolling Trophy and Certificate of Merit for the Best Bedside Nursing Student was awarded to Lt Lata Chauhan.