The award for the best and second best Service Hospital in the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2015 was won by Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata, with the runner up position going to INHS Asvini. While presenting the awards and citations on 18 February 2016, the Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar praised the yeoman service being rendered by the AFMS over the years both in war and peace. He complimented all the members of Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata, INHS Asvini, Mumbai and the entire AFMS for their excellent work in provisioning of contemporary and comprehensive healthcare.
Major General TS Ahluwalia, Commandant, Command Hospital, Eastern Command, Kolkata, receiving the trophy from the Raksha Mantri. Below: The award being received by Surgeon Rear Admiral AA Pawar, Commandant, INHS Asvini.