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National Florence Nightingale Award 2020

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 21, Sep 2021
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  • National Florence Nightingale Award is the highest national distinction a nurse can achieve for selfless devotion and exceptional professionalism. 
  • Deputy Director General of Military Nursing Service Brig S V Saraswati has been bestowed with the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020.
  • President Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred the award in a virtual ceremony for her immense contribution to the MNS as nurse administrator

About Brig Saraswati 

  • Brig Saraswati hails from Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and was commissioned in to the MNS on December 28, 1983.
  • She has rendered her services at various pan-India army hospitals and United Nations Peace Keeping Forces at Congo.
  • She was awarded General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Commendation (2005), United Nations Medal (MONOC) (2007) and Chief of the Army Staff Commendation (2015)