President Droupadi Murmu presents National Florence Nightingale Awards 2022-23

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards for the years 2022 and 2023 to nursing professionals at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The President presented the prestigious award to a total of 30 health associates.

The National Florence Nightingale Award was instituted by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in the year 1973 as a mark of recognition for the meritorious services rendered by the nurses and nursing professionals to the society.

Out of the total awardees, there were 10 Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives (ANM), 4 lady health visitors and 16 nurses.

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was also present at the function.