Bhubaneswar: On International NursesDay, Ms Anita Kumari Parida, ANM under Kalimela CHC received prestigious Florence Nightingale Award from President Ram Nath Kovind. A recognition of the dedicated work done by her & compatriots on the frontlines.
CM Naveen Patnaik Congratulates Ms Anita Kumari Parida on being conferred Florence Nightingale Award by President Kovind. She is face of our front line warriors who are driving mission #HealthForAll, earning national & international praise. Filled with pride over her recognition.
Anita was nominated as one among the 35 awardees for her dedicated contribution during the outbreak of Japanese Encephalities (JE) in 2016, and overall commitment to her duties.
She has been working under Community Health Centre (CHC), Kalimela at Sub Centre Mudakhal of Malkangiri district.
On the occasion, President Kovind said, “Nurses play a very important role in the lives of people and their dedication and services is recognised by all. Nurses are the true nation-builders.”
The entire nation is grateful to the nursing community for their vital role in keeping the country healthy, he said.
The nurses who have been awarded today represent the country’s diversity in unity, the president said.