The Indian Nursing Council is an Autonomous Body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family welfare constituted by the Central Government under section 3 of the Indian Nursing council Act, 1947.
Karnataka State Diploma in Nursing Examination Board is responsible for ensuring high standard of nursing education as prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council. The board conducts the exam for General Nursing and Midwifery.
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences centred in Bangalore India, is Afflicating University set up in 1996 by the Government of Karnataka, India, for the regulation and promotion of higher education in health sciences throughout the state of Karnataka. RGUHS is a member of association of common wealth universities, UK.
The Karnataka State Nursing Council was constituted in the year 1971 under the authority of Karnataka Nurses Midwifes and Health Visitors Act of 1961. The council is an Autonomous statutory registration body for qualified Under graduates, Post graduates, Nurse midwife’s, ANMs and Health Visitors.
The Trained Nurses Association of India is a national organization of nurse professionals at different level. 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.
The Student Nurses Association popularly known as SNA, is a Nationwide organization of Nursing students. It was established in 1929 at the time of Annual conference of the TNAI in Madras. The main purpose of forming the association by TNAI was to provide vanities to the nursing students to facilitate their all round development and accredited them to join TNAI as qualified nurses.