Major Gen Annakutty Babu has been appointed as Additional Director General in the Military Nursing Service today. Hailing from Koothattukulam in Ernakulum district of Kerala, Babu was born into an agricultural family. She was earlier serving as Principal Matron in the Army Hospital Research and Referral - an apex quaternary care hospital of the Armed Forces.
On this occasion, ADG, MNS, said that the Nursing Service officers play a pivotal role in caring of the sick and injured soldiers and their families along with the medical corps in the Tri-Services.
She took over from Major General Elizabeth John who retired yesterday.