President Mukherjee presents National Florence Nightingale awards

President Mukherjee presents National Florence Nightingale awards

Submitted by Kumuda on Thu, 2016-05-12 16:19 New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday presented the National Florence Nightingale awards to thirty-five nursing personnel at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of International Nurses Day. The National Florence Nightingale Awards are given by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as a mark of recognition for the meritorious services rendered by the nurses and nursing professionals in the country. The award carries a cash award of Rs 50,000, a certificate, a citation and a medal. The International Nurses Day is celebrated all over the world on May 12 every year to commemorate Florence Nightingale's birthday. (ANI)