Indian Army Medical Corps celebrates 260th Raising Day

Army Medical Corps (AMC) celebrated its 260th Raising Day on 03rd April 2024.

Basically, the Army Medical Corps is a specialist corps in the Indian Army, which primarily provides medical services to all Army personnel, serving and veterans, along with their families.

Along with the branches in the Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, it forms part of the Armed Forces Medical Services. 

Noteworthy, raised in the year 1764, the Army Medical Corps has rendered selfless service to the nation over centuries of progress, development, dedication & sacrifice, both in combat and in peace.

The motto of the Corps is ‘Sarve Santu Niramaya’ meaning ‘let all be free from disease’.

Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Pande, and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari attended an event in New Delhi that was organized to mark the Raising Day, and to honour the achievements and celebrate the Esprit-de-Corps of AMC.

Further, a video commemorating distinguished achievement of the Armed Forces Medical Services was also screened during the event which was attended by more than 700 veterans of AFMS as well as by civil & service dignitaries.

The Army Medical Corps (AMC) Raising Day celebrates the contributions of thousands of Officers, JCOs and other ranks of the Army Medical Corps who have been successful in impacting the lives of the Armed Forces personnel, families and veterans.

As part of UN Peace Keeping Missions and HADR activities on foreign soil, the Corps has excelled in every sphere of medical care.

In its endeavour to enhance optimal Combat Medical Care and superlative state-of-the-art peace time medical care, the AMC in its 260th year has set a benchmark in professionalism, courage & compassion beyond the call of duty while relentlessly marching towards the ultimate goal of ‘Swastha Bharat, Viksit Bharat’.