AIZAWL: Two Mizo ladies have received the National Florence Nightingale Awards 2020.
C. Degthangpuii, Health Supervisor (Retired), and Vanlalthuami, a Health worker were among the 51 awardees of the meritorious services award for Nursing professionals in the country – National Florence Nightingale Awards 2020 for their outstanding work.
The National Florence Nightingale Award, established by the Health Ministry in 1973 to recognise the meritorious services of nurses, carries Rs 50000 in cash, a certificate, a citation certificate, and a medal.
The award was conferred yesterday in a virtual ceremony by India’s President, Ram Nath Kovind.
Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, and Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, were also present at the event.
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