President presents National Florence Nightingale Award 2013

On the occasion of International Nurses Day on May 12, 2013, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, presented National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 to 35 nursing professionals for their services with devotion, sincerity, dedication and compassion.
About National Florence Nightingale Award
The Florence Nightingale Award was established by the Health Ministry to honour the selfless services rendered by Nurses with devotion, sincerity, dedication and compassion.
The Award is given to the outstanding nursing personnel employed in Central, State/UTs. Nurses working in Government, Voluntary Organizations, Mission institutions and private institutions can apply with due recommendation of concerned State Government. The Awardcarries Rs.50, 000/- cash, a certificate, a citation certificate and a Medal.