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National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 were Presented

May 13, 2013 17:54 IST

National Florence Nightingale Award 2013The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 to 35 nursing professionals for their services with devotion, sincerity, dedication and compassion in New Delhi on 12 May 2013. The awards were given on the occasion of international Nurses Day.

The Florence Nightingale Award was instituted by the Health Ministry to appreciate the selfless services rendered by Nurses with devotion, sincerity, dedication and compassion. The Award carries 50000 rupees cash, a certificate, a citation certificate and a Medal.

This award would inspire nursing professionals all over India to encourage them to join this noble profession and provide better healthcare service to the people.The National Florence Nightingale 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. Altogether 272 nurses have been decorated with this award by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare so far.
Nursing professionals honoured with National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 are as follows:

Sl. No.

Name

State/Department

 

1.

Ms. N. Leela Samuel

Andhra Pradesh

2.

Ms. Sunita Kumari

Bihar

3.

Ms. Geeta Sayasinh Thakore

Dadar & Nagar Haveli

4.

Ms. Bhanuben R. Patel

Dadar & Nagar Haveli

5.

Ms. Aneetha Abraham

Daman & Diu

6.

Ms. Eliza Rodrigues

Goa

7.

Ms. Gomti Dadwal

Himachal Pradesh

8.

Ms. Vijayalakshmi Banerjee

Haryana

9.

Ms. Kamla Dahiya

Haryana

10.

Ms. P.K. Indira

Kerala

11.

Ms. Kochuthresiamma Thomas

Kerala

12.

Ms. Rathi Shedthy

Karnataka

13.

Ms. Salve Dropadi Tukaram

Maharashtra

14.

Ms. Shakila Bashir Shaikh

Maharashtra

15.

Ms. Vandana Narayan Rao Uikey

Maharashtra

16.

Ms Shobha Samuel Yohanna

Maharashtra

17.

Ms. Thongam Memcha Devi

Manipur

18.

Ms. Hoikhochin Haokip

Manipur

19.

Ms. Bisilda Langstieh

Meghalaya

20.

Ms. Itees Muktieh

Meghalaya

21.

Ms. Themkhoneng

Nagaland

22.

Ms. K. Kannammal

Puducherry

23.

Mr. Hemendra Kumar

Rajasthan

24.

Ms. Asha Sen

Rajasthan

25.

Ms. Annamma Samuel

Rajasthan

26.

Ms Jayalakshmi Vadivel

Tamil Nadu

27.

Dr. Jeyaseelan M. Devadason

Tamil Nadu

28.

Ms. Leela Masih

Uttar Pradesh

29.

Ms. Maya Bisht

Uttarkhand

30.

Ms. Aparna Bhusan

West Bengal

31.

Ms. Amrita Edwin

Chandigarh

32.

Ms. Pushpa Evelyne Singh

Delhi

33.

Ms. Niang Neikim Simte

Delhi

34.

Ms. Y. Flora Thangam

Karnataka

35.

Major General HJ Bhullar, VSM

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