Odisha Sun Times Bureau
New Delhi, May 13:
Padmabati Meher, Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) of Jogimunda sub-centre of Ghashain Community Health Centre (CHC) in Patnagarh block of Odisha’s Balangir district, was conferred with the National Florence Nightingale Award for nursing personnel 2014 by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee here last night.
Meher received the award at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan on the occasion of International Nurse Day.
A total of 35 nurses from different states were felicitated with the award which carries cash award of Rs 50,000, a citation, certificate and a medal.