Title : TNAI National Election Result 2018

TNAI National Election Result 2018

The Trained Nurses Association of India organised a XXVII TNAI Biennial Conference at Dr. Shyam Prasad Mukherjee Stadium , Dona Paula, Goa. During the conference TNAI’s National Election 2018 was also held in which the following Nurse leaders  won the elections and are the New Representatives of the TNAI Team.



    President : Prof (Dr) Roy K George
 Administrative Director & Principal,   
 Baby Memorial College of Nursing, Kerala

He has studied BSc (Nsg) from Govt College of Nsg (1988), MSc (Nsg) - NIMHANS Bangalore (1992), PhD - MG University, Kottayam (2010). Besides initial experience in CMC Vellore, Manipal College of Nursing, School of Medical Education Kottayam, etc. he was (a) Regional Director of School of Medical Education (under MG University) and (b) Director of Nursing, MGDM Hospital & Principal, Theophilus College of Nursing (both in Kottayam). Attended numerous national and international conferences in nursing as resource person/ delegate; involved in dementia research, member of 10/66 dementia international research group; has 30 papers published in national/ international journals, authored 2 books on nursing; founder publisher & editor of Kerala Nursing Forum PhD guide and adjudicator in many universities; was controller of entrance examinations for admission to private nursing colleges of Kerala (2004-08). Professional activities: contributed towards developing an emblem for nurses in India, popularized nurses’ emblem in complimentary items; as President, TNAI Kerala state branch; mobilized nurses and students, placing Kerala atop in implementation of new pay scales for nurses. Helped establishment of TNAI unit in Lakshadweep; enrolled 100-200 members annually for many years.



 Senior Faculty, LHMC College of Nursing,
 Lady Hardinge Medical College & Hospital, New Delhi.

She completed her qualifications - RN RM, MSc in Nursing from University of Delhi. Professional Membership: Life Member of TNAI. Former President, TNAI Delhi State Branch. Participated in major activities and events of TNAI Hqrs. Helped in fund-raising for TNAI’s CIN/ ECH, in Greater Noida. Collected and donated Rs. 5 lakh as Delhi State Branch TNAI Officials; actively participated in activities of Centenary celebrations of TNAI in 2008. She was elected Vice President of Delhi Nursing Council.





She has done BSc, RN RM from CMC, Vellore (Madras University); MSc CP (MLC University Shillong). Founder Chairperson of (a) New Life Foundation (in 2005), Ziro (Ar P) and (b) Mount Aghee Integrated School, Ziro (in 2006); Founder President, TNAI AP State Branch (12 May 2005); Founder Area Director, Special Olympics Bharat (2007) and Ar P Chapter (2007). Served as Tutor at (a) School of Nursing, CSI Hospital, Bangalore and (b) ANM School, HTRC Hospital, Pasighat; Tutor I/C, District Hospital, Bomdila; Tutor / Asst Matron, District Hospital, Ziro; First DDHS(N) Nursing Cell, D’te of Health Services, Ar P; 1st Secy-cum-Registrar, AP Nursing Council. Recipient of (i) Proficiency Prize-College of Nursing, CMC, Vellore (1974); Sarojini Khosla Nightingale

Award New Delhi (1997); Governor’s Commendation Certificate, AP (1999); Nurses National Award, New Delhi (2007); Centenary Award, TNAI, Mumbai (2008).



 Honorary Nursing Advisor,     
Sister Florence College of Nursing,  Kolkata

She studied BSc (N) and MSc (N) from RAK College of Nursing, New Delhi; Diploma in Health Education- All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health Kolkata; Community Health Nursing Administration & Education program me WHO Fellowship at Canada and USA; (a) Primary Health Care study, in Singapore and (b) Research study at Maldives undertaken with Commonwealth Foundation Fellowship. She was Staff Nurse; Sister Tutor; Principal Nursing Officer; Public Health Nurse; Deputy to Asst Director (Health Services); Deputy Director- Health Services WB; Training Officer- World Bank-sponsored India Population Project IV; Secretary of Nurses League of CMAI; Nursing Coordinator- Synodical Board of Health Series, Church of North India; (Founder) Principal, Sister Florence College of Nursing, Kolkata. Professional achievements: President, Commonwealth Nurses Federation (2000-04) (1st Asian to hold this post); President, INC (1989-92); TNAI Vice President (1996-2000); President, Treasurer, TNAI WB Branch; Chairperson- International Women’s Conference (organized by McMaster University Canada & TNAI); consultant to British Council for planning and re-organising nursing services in Orissa; organized Unicef- sponsored training for Child Care in Flood-affected Districts of WB; revised WHO-sponsored Syllabus of ANM course; appointed by WHO to prepare syllabus & modules of Skilled Birth Attendants; represented INC at Tokyo and Seoul for amending Nursing Council Acts. Honours: President’s Gold Medal for MSc (N) for highest marks in Delhi University (1983); Florence Nightingale National Nurses Award (2007).



  Nursing Superintendent & Professor-cum-  Nursing Superintendent,
Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.



After completing GNM (1976-79 from LTMG Hospital, she was Staff Nurse (1979-1990), Sister Tutor (1990-2009) there. MSc Nursing (1995-97) from SNDT Women’s University with Pediatrics specialty. From 2009, she is in Tata Memorial Hospital; in 2011, with additional charge of Professor-cum-Nursing Superintendent at Tata Memorial College of Nursing, Mumbai. Honors conferred: Florence Nightingale National Award 2017; Mayor Award 1980, for Best Nurse; Dorabji Tata Scholarship during BSc (N); Hargobind Foundation Scholarship, 1989; TNAI Scholarship 1996-97. Professional associations: Life Member TNAI; Oncology Nurses Association of India (also on its Advisory Board); Association of Operating Room Nurses (also on its Advisory Board). At TNAI Maharashtra Branch level, she has been Joint Secretary (2000-04), SNA Advisor (2004-09), Secretary (2009-13) and President 2014 onwards. Organised workshops, conferences and training programmes at local, state, national and international levels. Recipient of ‘My Child Matters’ award, a project to train nurses in pediatrics oncology nursing, 2015-16 onwards.




VICE PRESIDENT- SOUTH REGION: Dr Jaeny Kemp: Principal,   
Institute of Nursing, G Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital,
Coimbatore (TN)

She studied BSc (N) (1987-91), MSc (Community Nursing) (1996-98), both from College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore; PhD in Nursing from Annamalai University, Chidambaram. Starting with Staff Nurse in Madras Medical Mission, worked as Ward Sister, Assistant Lecturer, Asst Professor, Reader and Principal in various nursing institutions (Balaji College of Nursing, RVS College of Nursing, KG College of Nursing). Achievements: Served as resource faculty at 4th National Midwifery Congress at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 2011); presented several scientific papers at international, national and state-level conferences; participated in various professional conferences and workshops; served as examiner for Dr MGR Medical University, Rajiv Gandhi University Karnataka and Annamalai University Chidambaram. Professional activities: elected as Unit/ State SNA Advisor, TN Branch, 1996-2003; President

TNAI TN Branch, 2007-11. Elected for 2nd term as President in 2011. Honours conferred: Best Student Nurses Award, 1991; Best Outgoing PG Nurse Researcher (1998); Best Nursing Leadership Award- 2011 by Education Today (Tamil monthly); First Prize for Innovative Community Bag- 2011 by Annai JKK Sampoorni Ammal College of Nursing, Kormarapalayam; Ten articles published in national and international journals. Has been a resource faculty for nursing and non-nursing in varied subjects.


HONORARY TREASURER : Mrs Pritpal Kaur Bamra (RN RM)
Consultant, Sushila School of Nursing, New Delhi


She completed BSc Nursing from AIIMS, New Delhi (1993); GNM- Punjab Nursing Council (1969); MA (Psychology)- Annamalai University, Chennai (2001); Diploma in Pub Health NSG- Lady Reading Health School, New Delhi (1989); Dip in Hosp Admin- Institute of Soc Sci & Res, Vellore (1995); Dip in Preventive & Promotive Health Care- Apollo Hospital Edu Res Foundation, Hyderabad (2003); Dip in Guidance & Counselling- Annamalai University. Experience: Staff Nurse and Ward Sister in Dr RML Hospital; long teaching experiences in Dr RML Hospital School of Nursing & Salokaya College of Nursing, Sushila School of Nursing.

Elected executive for Delhi Nursing Council for 6 years. Professional Activities: Unit SNA Advisor for 5 years; TNAI, Delhi State Branch SNA Advisor for one term; Treasure, TNAI Delhi State Branch for two terms. Attended three International and many national workshops/ conferences; Ad-hoc Inspector to INC on many occasions; Evaluation job for Delhi Nursing Council; Jamia Hamdard University; CBSE for Vocational Course of ANM; worked as Examiner Coordinator for DNC. Life Member TNAI; Nursing Research Society of India; Indian Board of Alternative Medicines; Society of Midwives (India); NNF; and Sigma Theta International. Achievements: Best Nurse award- 2007-08 in RML Hospital; Enrolled TNAI membership of 100% student (of SNA- TNAI) for 25 years; donated Rs. 5 lakh to TNAI while Treasurer, TNAI Delhi Branch; Donated Rs one lakh to TNAI in personal capacity.                              



   Prof (Dr) Srinivasan Gandhi
   Professor-cum-Principal, Tripura Sundari College of Nursing,
   Agartala (Tripura).


He completed his MSc (N) from CMC Vellore; PhD (Nursing)- IGNOU. Academic achievements: Started his career as Asst Professor; teaches UG and PG Nursing students, guides research scholars; presented 25 papers in national and international journals; visited and presented papers in national and international professional conferences including those in Oman, Hongkong and Australia; authored a book, Will Power and Win Power’. Acquired numerous awards for innovation in education. Office bearer in NSS and editorial board member in many national and international journals; examiner for various Nursing courses in India.



  (M & ANMA): Mrs Shanti Lakra


Diploma in ANM/MPHW- ANM Training School, Port Blair (A&N). Experience: served as ANM in D’te of Health Services A&N in Dugong Creek, the remote dense forest habitat of the Negrito primitive tribe Ongees. During the devastating Tsunami of 2004, when tribal lost everything she demonstrated extraordinary courage to rehabilitate them in safer place and provided medical and psycho-logical care, and was conferred National Florence Nightingale Award 2010, the Best Health Worker Award 2010 by Catholic Health Association of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and the prestigious Padmashree Award by Hon’ble President of India in 2011. Had been Vice President, SNA State Branch Port Blair; Vice President TNAI A&N Branch; General Secretary TNAI (unanimously) A&N branch; nominated member, INC and Member of Nursing Education Committee.


Best wishes to all as we welcome our representatives to their new roles and look ahead to coming year!