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TNAI Puts an End to Exploitation of Nurses Going Abroad

·         Ministry of External Affairs certifies TNAI as recruitment agent to place Indian nurses abroad

Mumbai, 5th July 2017: The Trained Nurses’ Association of India (TNAI), 108 year old national organization of nurse professionals, today announced that Protector General of Emigrants, Ministry of External Affairs has issued registration certificate to TNAI as recruiting agency to place Indian nurses abroad.

TNAI, with more than 400,000 members in India and abroad, is a not for profit organisation working for the welfare of Indian nurses across the country and world. “TNAI believes to advance professional, educational, economic and general welfare of nurses. The organisation took this initiative after it received many complaints of exploitation from authorized/ unauthorized recruiting agents” said, Ms. Evelyn P Kannan, Secretary General, TNAI.

“TNAI wanted to bring an end to the exploitation of nurses. To help nurses to get recruited for foreign services, TNAI will collect determined fee by  Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India” added, Ms. Anita Deodhar, President, TNAI.

TNAI will confirm sponsoring hospitals information through its network, and also will ensure that hiring hospitals adhere to employee welfare standards. The association plans to contact major hospitals across many countries to obtain job vacancies. Simultaneously, TNAI will reach out to Indian nurses through their in-house journal, job postings in newspapers, magazines and websites, and nursing colleges. Nurses can also contact respective state branch offices of TNAI located across India for further details.

In compliance to the WP filed by TNAI in the Supreme court of india and its subsequent order in 2014, GoI gave recommendations to all the state and UT governments to take steps to formulate legislation/ guidelines to be adopted for implementation to bring improvement in the working conditions of nurses working in the private hospitals/institutions.

The interested candidates can register their details in the link and state their preferences. Once a requirement comes, the registered candidates will be contacted.

About TNAI:

The Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) is India’s and world’s largest association of nurses and nursing students, with nearly 400,000 members. It represents all categories of nurses, covering from students, practitioners, educators, researchers, and administrators in both state-run and private institutions.

In its 107-year history, TNAI has many firsts to its credit. The association, which was known as Association of Nursing Superintendents then, was instrumental in establishing formal education system for nursing in 1920s.

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