The Anglo-Indian Unity Centre and the Florence Nightingale Nurses’ Welfare Association will jointly give away the Florence Nightingale Award 2013.
Speaking to presspersons here, Ivan Nigli, the former MLA, said that the award will be given away by Governor H.R. Bhardwaj at Glass House, Raj Bhavan, on May 12 to mark International Nurses’ Day.
He said that award was instituted in 2000 and honours nurses in the State for their selfless service to society. Twelve people would be felicitated on the occasion. A souvenir would be released. Union Minister for Labour and Employment M. Mallikarjun Kharge and Oscar Fernandes, MP, are expected to attend the award-presentation ceremony.
The Anglo-Indian Unity Centre would get details of first rank holders of B.Sc. (Nursing) and general nursing from the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Health Sciences (RGUHS).
Eligible nurses can send in their applications for the award through their respective hospitals by April 30.
Mr. Nigli said that a cultural competition will also be held for nurses on May 1, ahead of the award-presentation ceremony, at the Legislators’ Home.
More than 200 nurses from 25 government and private hospitals are expected to participate, he added.
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Award instituted in 2000 to honour nurses in the State As many as 12 people will be felicitated
Award instituted in 2000 to honour nurses in the State
As many as 12 people will be felicitated