Defence Ministry gave away the Best Command Hospital Trophy to INHS Asvini, Mumbai and Second Best Command Hospital Trophy jointly to the Command Hospital, Western Command, Chandi Mandir and Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore here today. Shri Antony also complimented the untiring efforts of the team of the winner hospitals.
It has always been our endeavour to provide infrastructure upgradation with the latest available technology to retain the cutting edge in the field. We will always make an effort to accord maximum possible consideration to well-structured and innovative annual acquisition plans.
Commending the efforts of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS), over the years the officers and men of this illustrious corps have always risen to the occasion in India and abroad, both during war like situations and peace time engagements.
Raksha Mantri Trophy was instituted in 1989 to recognize and acknowledge excellence in management of patient care at the command and equivalent hospitals in the Army, Navy and Air Force. Over the years, this award has instilled a healthy competition among these hospitals and has kept them motivated to improve their performance at all levels of health care delivery. The cash award for the Best Hospital has been increased from this year to Rs.10 lakhs and for the second best hospital to Rs.3 lakhs