THE TRAINED NURSES ASSOCIATION OF INDIA Established 1908 107 Glorious Years of Association Moving ahead with commitment and dedication…
The Trained Nurses’ Association of India (TNAI) is a national organization of nurse professionals at different levels. It was established in 1908 and was initially known as Association of Nursing Superintendents.
The Government of India has recognized TNAI as a service organization in 1950. A similar recognition by all the State Governments has been an asset to the promotion of its objectives.
Foundation stone for TNAI Headquarters Inaugurated by Smt. Indira Gandhi laid by Dr. S Radhakrishnan
Upholding every way the
- Dignity and honour of the nursing profession,
- Promoting a sense of espirit de corps among all nurses,
- To advance professional, educational, economic and general welfare of nurses
- To enunciate standards of Nursing Education and implement these through appropriate channels.
- To establish standards and qualifications for nursing practice.
- To enunciate standards of Nursing Service and implement these through appropriate channels.
- To establish a code of ethical conduct for practitioners.
- To stimulate and promote research designed to enhance
- To stimulate and promote research designed to enhance the knowledge for evidence-based nursing practice.
- To promote legislation and to speak for Nurses in regard to legislative action.
- To promote and protect the economic welfare of Nurses.
- To provide professional counselling and placement service for Nurses.
- To provide for the continuing professional development of practitioners.
- To represent Nurses and serve as their spoke person with allied national and international organisations,governmental and other bodies and the public.
- To serve as the official representative of the Nurses of India
as a member of the International Council of Nurses.
- To promote the general health and welfare of the public through the Association programmes, relationships and activities e.g. Disaster Management.
- To render care as per the changing needs of the society.
Established in 1968
|Sr. No.||Name||TNAI |
|1||Mrs. J.M. Benjamin||1968-1972|
|2||Mr. Paul Martin||1972-1973|
|3||Mr. Paul Martin||1973-1977 June|
|4||Ms. M. J. Velho||June 1977|
|5||Mrs. M.E. Mesquita||Sept. 1977-1979|
|6||Mrs. M. J. Velho||1978-1979|
|7||Ms. T.U. Annamma||1979-1984|
|8||Ms. T.U. Annamma||Sept 1989-1991|
|9||Mrs. Rose Mary Fernades||Feb. 1984-Sept. 1989|
|10||Mrs. Martha E. Mesquite||Sept. 1989-1994|
|11||Ms. M.J. Velho||June 1994-June 1996|
|12||Mrs. Laxmi Sawant||32370||June 1996-1999 (interim)|
|13||Mrs. Maria P Vales||60008||May 21, 1999-2003|
|14||Mrs. Nilima R. Phaldesai||29734||Sept. 2003-2007|
|15||Mrs. Anita S Fernades||Nov. 2007-2011|
|16||Mrs. Nilima R. Phaldesai||29734||17th March, 2012- 2016|
|17||Mrs. Kuntal D Kerkar||107115||29th June, 2016 till date|
|Sr. No.||Name||TNAI |
|1||Ms. M. J. Velho||1975-1977|
|2||Ms. J. Lakhami||1977-1979|
|3||Mr. V. Porab||1979-1981|
|4||Ms. Mary Ghodke||1979-1984|
|5||Mr. Paul Martin||Feb. 1984-1989|
|6||Mr. Vishrama B. Porob||Sept. 1989-1994|
|7||Ms. Joyce Vaz||June 1994-1995 Sept.|
|8||Mrs. Leela Parab||February 7, 1996-1999 (interim)|
|9||Mr. Vikas Narvekar||34381||May 1999-Sept. 2001|
|10||Mr. Harish C. Naik||43142||Sept. 2001-2003 (interim)|
|11||Mrs. Pasty Joseph Allen||Sept. 2003- March 2006|
|12||Mrs. Rubina Fernandes||81176||2006-2007 (interim)|
|13||Mrs. Kamal Dias||Nov. 2007-2009|
|14||Mrs. Carmina Botelho||July 2009-2012 (interim)|
|15||Mrs. Rubina Fernandes||81176||17th March, 2012 – 29th June, 2016|
|16||Mrs. Rubina Fernandes||81176||2016 till date|