• TNAI Tamilnadu State Branch

    All Executive Members of TNAI Tamilnadu State Branch
  • TNAI Tamilnadu State Branch

    All Executive Members of TNAI Tamilnadu State Branch
  • TNAI Tamilnadu State Branch

    All Executive Members of TNAI Tamilnadu 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: Tamil Nadu

Established in 1950

  PRESIDENTS
Sr. No. Name TNAI No. Tenure
1 Mrs. M.M. Thankaraj   1950-1952
2 Ms. Anna Jacob   1952-1956 Sept
3 Ms. A. Mathai   1959-1965
4 Ms. A. Kuruvilla   1965-1969
5 Mrs. D. Williams   1969-1973
6 Mr. K. Ramaiah   1973-1977
7 Mrs. A. Chatterjee   1977-1980
8 Ms. B.A. Devansan   1980-1988
9 Mrs. Jeeva Samuel   Jan. 1988-1992 April
10 Mr. P.V. Ramachandran   April 1992-1994
11 Mr. P.V. Ramachandran   1994-1998
12 Mrs. Jessie Sudarsanam 6122 Jan. 1998-2002
13 Mrs. Rajeshwari Vaidyanathan 8805 Sept. 2002-2006 Oct.
14 Mrs. Jaeny Kemp 46647 Jan. 2007-2011
15 Mrs. Jaeny Kemp 46647 Sept. 2011-2016
16 Dr. Jeyseelan M. Devadasan 37823 2016 till date
  SECRETARIES
Sr. No. Name TNAI No. Tenure
1 Mrs. D. Williams   1973-1977
2 Mr. K Ramaiah   1977-1979
3 Mrs. Ann Sukumar   1979-1981
4 Mrs. C. Kandaswamy   1982-1988
5 Mr. S. Sundram   Jan.  1988-1994
6 Mr. S. Sundram   1994-1997
7 Mrs. Rajeshwari Siva 3245 Jan. 1998-2002
8 Ms. R. Kaliammal 5201 Sept. 2002-2006
9 Mrs. Chellannal Mariappan 803 Jan. 2007-2011
10 Mrs. Chellannal Mariappan 803 Jan. 2011-2016
11 Dr. Mannivannan 152067 2016 till date