Man has three duties –duty to god, duty to parents and duty to mankind. A nurse is such a person who dedicates her whole life to the service of the people who are ill, injured and wounded .the field she renders her dedicated service is called nursing. The job a nurse the minimum academic qualification is S.S.C in our country. Moreover, one has to study for three years in the nurses training centre and this is followed by one year’s practical training in any medical college hospital. This will lead one to have a (B.S.C Degree) in nursing. After completing the course successfully nurses are employed in hospitals and clinics. The job of a nurse is very tiring. She is always busy. She looks after the patients, pushes them injection when necessary. A doctor only prescribes medicines but it is a nurse who helps the patients in taking medicines. A nurse is very vigilant. She renders her heartfelt service to mitigate the agonies and sufferings of the patient’s .the importance of a nurse beggar’s description. Hospitals and clinics cannot even a single day without a nurse, but it is a matter of great regret that a nurse is not held in due respect. So steps should be taken to ensure due social and financial status for the nurses so that they can keep the torch of Florence nightingale ever illuminated.