College Through The Ages

The School of Nursing at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital was established in 1981 by the great visionary
and pioneer Mrs. Lalita Girdhar Hinduja, who believed in providing world class nursing care to all.

The goal of the P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre College of Nursing is to set national standards for excellence in the education of nurses, lead the development and application of clinically relevant science, and create service strategies for meeting the health needs of a diverse society.

This goal is supported by the dynamic, multidisciplinary institutional philosophy of P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & MRC to provide "Quality Care for All" through a unified approach towards education, research and clinical practice.

The P.D. Hinduja College of Nursing has a rich heritage of over 33 years with more than 677 graduates and 82 postgraduates in India and abroad. School of Nursing was upgraded to College of Nursing in the year 2006

Landmarks in the P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre College of Nursing

  • NAAC 'A' Accreditation in 2012
  • The only School of Nursing in India to be ISO 9002 certified
  • Track record of 100% pass rate with meritorious positions at State Level examinations
  • The School of Nursing has been upgraded to the College of Nursing affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Nashik (MUHS) and approved by Indian Nursing Council (INC) & Maharashtra Nursing Council (MNC).
  • MSc Nursing started from 2010
  • Commencement of Ph.D. Nursing in 2014
  • Commencement of MSc Nursing In Child Health Nursing in 2014


Year Key milestones
2012-13 Assessment & Accreditation by NAAC
Development of Perspective Plan 2012-2022
Development of proposal for adding specialty Child Health Nursing in MSc nursing
Inauguration of MINDSPA facility for Faculty
Commencement of Health Clinic Facility in campus
2013-14 Initiation of Preceptorship program
Added course specialty : Child Health Nursing in MSc nursing program
Recognized PhD Centre in affiliation with MUHS
Development of IT Service road map
2014-15 Development of Quality Policy.
Consultancy programs- Module on Adolescent wellbeing and Nursing as a career for Schools & Colleges
Initiation of Biometric system
2015-16 NAAC sponsored state level seminar on “Caring for Innovations and Innovators In Nursing Education”
International Research  Skill sharing workshop in collaboration with Global Health Network & Oxford University on a theme, “Evidence based Practice; a Ground work for Research”
Release of Handbook, “Research Simplified”
Publication of NAAC seminar proceedings with ISBN number.
MOU with Covedien, High Fidelity Simulation lab.
Automation of Administrative processes along with  Hostel & Library Management through“ Serosoft Academic ERP” & deployment of Learning Management System “Web guru”  
Inauguration of “Kalam`s Corner” for leisure Book reading.
2016-17   Curriculum Convention Academic Partnership with CCNS, CPS Mumbai
Development of Criterion wise Audit Proforma
Implementation of “Voyage From Bench To Bedside’: A program to ease transition of nursing graduates to Professional nurses.
Revision of Institution Curriculum ( UG & PG)
Inauguration & Release of Biannual Antarnaad E magazine
Release of Triennial Research Compendium: Research Reflection
Inauguration of 24 X 7 Counselling Cell 
Receipt of Long Term Research ( Faculty) Grant & Short Term Research Grant ( Students)
Recognition as CNE Centre by Maharashtra Nursing Council.
Receipt of Best NSS volunteer award at University & State level.
      2017-18   Release of Handbook on Leadership “Discover a Leader in You.”
Inauguration of Lactation Centre
Commencement of Fellowship program in Lactation Nurse Practitioner in affiliation with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
Release of Handbooks on Best Practices and Code Of Conduct
Commencement of Accreditation Exposure Module in collaboration with Fortis Healthcare Ltd.
Inauguration of Hostel Library, Prayer Room
Revision of Procedure Manual
Participation in NIRF ranking
Inauguration of Intellectual Property Rights Cell & Incubation Centre
Incorporation of shift duty and team nursing
Inauguration of Tranquility Corner for rendering Complimentary Alternative Therapy Training of faculty in CAM- Acupressure
Organization of ICMR sponsored state level conference on “Suicide among Medical Professional; Cocktail Of Social Competency, Hormonal Imbalance Or Stress.”
Commencement Foster Parenting Program- "Embrace"
MOU with Holy Spirit Hospital and SRCC Narayana Health Hospital For Clinical Posting
Faculty exchange program at Australia in collaboration with Institution of Health Management, Australia.
Student exchange program in collaboration with Bel-Air college of Nursing, Panchgani
Release of handbook “Healthy Mother And Healthy Baby” with ISBN number
Release of Handbook on Epidemiology: A Science (Study of Disease) & Art (Control of Disease) with ISBN Number
Implementation of online child abuse module
Organization of Academic Administrative audit
2018-2019 Curriculum Convention Academic Partnership with RFCCN/CCNS, KLE Belgavi
Ranked 'A' Grade in Impact Assessment by MUHS
Receipt of Long term Research Grant (Faculty)
Release of the handbook, "Epidemiology Science"
Participated in NIRF ranking
2019-20 Inauguration of research unit cell
Receipt of Long term Research Grant (Faculty)
Organization of NAAC Awareness Program
Setting up of Simulation Lab
Selected as one among the best India's Nursing college by Academic Insight Magazine
Organization of Energy Audit
Inauguration of 40th year celebration of college

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