Major Gen Annakutty Babu assumed the charge of Additional Director General, Military Nursing Service (MNS)on May 1, 2018. She took over the reins from her predecessor Major General Elizabeth John. She hails from Koothattukulam in Ernakulum district of Kerala. Born into an agricultural family, she inherited values of compassion and hard work from her parents. Before taking over this appointment, she was serving as Principal Matron, Army Hospital Research & Referral – an apex quaternary care hospital of the Armed Forces. With her extensive expertise, positive leadership and vision, she is able to instil a guiding philosophy of excellence for raising the calibre of patient care.
On this occasion, ADG, MNS said the Nursing Service officers play a pivotal role in care of sick and injured soldiers and their families along with medical corps in Tri-Services.