• TNAI Goa State Branch

    All Executive members of TNAI GOA State Branch
  • TNAI Goa State Branch

    All Executive members of TNAI GOA State Branch
  • TNAI Goa State Branch

    All Executive members of TNAI GOA State Branch

THE TRAINED NURSES ASSOCIATION OF INDIA Established 1908 107 Glorious Years of Association Moving ahead with commitment and dedication…

Introduction:

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

Objectives
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

Functions

  • 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.

Branch: Goa

Established in 1968

  PRESIDENTS
Sr. No. Name TNAI
No.
Tenure
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
  SECRETARIES
Sr. No. Name TNAI
No.
Tenure
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