Welcome to Kasturba Nursing College, Sevagram. The Kasturba Health Society, Sevagram was setup by Dr. Sushila Nayar in the year 1964, which manages Kasturba Nursing College. Currently, the college conducts Basci B.Sc. Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing courses in various specialties and has a total strength of 240 students.Read More
Dr. Sushila Nayar, was born during the times of freedom struggle and was deeply influenced by the ideals and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi ji. (Late) Dr. Sushila Nayar, fondly called as ‘Badi Behenji’, had served the nation with her selfless dedication and led highly inspiring life. Her services to the nation in freedom struggle, politics, social service and healthcare are ever remembered and cherished. She was very passionate about rural healthcare particularly community health, mother and child healthcare and her contributions in these fields are immense and left indelible mark in these fields. Her vision, legacy and directions are being carried forward continuously even today.
She was very closely associated with Mahatma Gandhiji during freedom struggle and was his personal physician. Deeply inspired by his teachings and selfless service to the society, she carried forward his vision of rendering healthcare to rural masses of India. Being a very close associate of Gandhiji, she was always conscious and diligently followed and spread the values of Gandhian ideology in the society. Badi Behenji was a multifaceted personality. With her natural charm, pure thoughts and majestic voice, she used to influence whoever came in contact with her. She was a lovable and affectionate person who imprinted lasting memories and deep respect in the minds of those who saw her, listened to her and worked with her.