Commissioning Ceremony 2023 - College of Nursing, INHS ASVINI, Mumbai
Commissioning ceremony of the 9th Batch of Basic BSc Nursing Cadets of the College of Nursing, INHS Asvini, was held on 01 Mar 2023. Surgeon Rear Admiral Anupam Kapur NM, Commanding Officer, INHS Asvini, was the Chief Guest.
28 nursing cadets were commissioned as Lieutenants into the Military Nursing Service. Col (Dr) Elizabeth M Varghese, Principal, College of Nursing, administered the Nurses pledge to the newly commissioned Nursing Officers.
The graduating officers successfully completed a four-year nursing degree programme under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences while simultaneously undergoing rigorous military training. They now stand posted to various Armed Forces Hospitals across the country.
Lt Gopika S was awarded the DGMS Rolling Trophy and Pushpa Mallik Trophy for securing first position in the MUHS final examination. Lt Sargam Singh was adjudged Best all-rounder and Lt Maria Joseph the Best Clinical Nursing Cadet.
The Chief Guest congratulated the newly commissioned Nursing Officers and their proud parents. In his address, he urged the officers to adhere scrupulously to the ethics of Military Nursing Service, maintain the highest professional competence, and serve the nation with diligence, dedication and compassion.