New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) The Military Nursing Service (MNS), the only all women corps in the armed forces, Monday celebrated its 93rd raising day.

Senior Additional Director General MNS Maj Gen Annakutty Babu and PM AH (R&R) Maj Gen Kajal Chakraborty paid homage to martyrs at on Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

The MNS also organised a social get together celebrate the occasion at the Army Hospital here. Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen Devraj Anbu was the chief guest.

The function was attended by senior officers from the tri-services and veteran MNS officers.

Enrolment into the MNS is based on an all-India level selection process. The candidates are enrolled at six colleges for Basic BSc (Nursing).

On successful completion of the course they are granted permanent or short service commission in the MNS in the rank of lieutenant.

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