Victorealness Syiemlieh on Monday receives National Florence Nightingale Awards 2021 to the nursing professionals from President Droupadi Murmu during the award ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
A total of 51 nurses were awarded. The National Florence Nightingale Awards were instituted in the year 1973 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India as a mark of recognition for the meritorious services rendered by the nurses and nursing professionals to the society.
Taking to Twitter, the President said that COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world the formidable spirit of our nurses.
“Delighted to present National Florence Nightingale Awards 2021 to nurses for their exemplary work and selfless service. COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world the formidable spirit of our nurses — working overtime, away from families, and serving in extremely demanding conditions,” the President tweeted.