List Of National Florence Nightingale Award (2022 Updated)

National Florence Nightingale Award

Last Updated: 9 November 2022

The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu presented the National Florence Nightingale Award for the year 2021 to Nursing Professionals on 7th November 2022 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The National Florence Nightingale Award was 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 nurses and nursing professionals to society.

National Florence Nightingale Award 2021


No.AwardeeState/UTCategory
1Chandra MallikAndaman & NicobarANM
2S. Vijaya SaigalAndaman & NicobarNurse
3Miriyala Jhansi RaniAndhra PradeshNurse
4Longku YakhArunachal PradeshLHV
5Shabrun KhatunBiharANM
6Naziya ParveenBiharNurse
7Harinder KaurChandigarhNurse
8Geeta RaniDelhiANM
9Meera Mukund DhoteDelhiNurse
10Dafda Chaturbhai KhimabhaiGujaratNurse
11Varshaben D. RajputGujaratNurse
12Jonils Alvin MacwanGujaratNurse
13Savita RaniHaryanaNurse
14Promila DeviHimachal PradeshNurse
15Ahmedullah WaniJammu & KashmirNurse
16Laxmi MetreKarnatakaANM
17Sajeeda BanuKarnatakaANM
18P.S. KaveriKarnatakaLHV
19Elsa Sanatombi DeviKarnatakaNurse
20Sheelarani VSKeralaANM
21Susan ChackoKeralaNurse
22Mohammed Kasim ABLakshadweepNurse
23Manisha Bhauso JadhavMaharashtraANM
24Rajeshree Tulshiram PatilMaharashtraLHV
25Alaka Vilas KorekarMaharashtraNurse
26Anjali Anant PatwardhanMaharashtraNurse
27Thaimei SanahanbiManipurANM
28Wairokpam Hemabati DeviManipurLHVP
29Takhellambam Helena DeviManipurNurse
30Victorealness SyiemliehMeghalayaNurse
31VanlalroviMizoramNurse
32Damayanti RoutOdishaANM
33Khulana BarikOdishaNurse
34Sibani DasOdishaNurse
35V. AngalaisvaryPuducherryANM
36Sarasvady V.PuducherryNurse
37Surinder KaurPunjabNurse
38Indu Laxmi SankhlaRajasthanANM
39Ram Prasad MeenaRajasthanNurse
40Punita A. SharmaRajasthanNurse
41Tika Devi PandeySikkimANM
42Tashi Lamu SherpaSikkimNurse
43E. MangammalTamil NaduANM
44S. SelviTamil NaduANM
45Atashi MajumderTripuraNurse
46Ganga JoshiUttarakhandANM
47Shashi Kala PandeyUttarakhandNurse
48Suman DubeyUttar PradeshNurse
49Lissy AchankunjuUttar PradeshNurse
50Dona Das GhoshWest BengalANM
51Smita KarWest BengalANM
Acronyms:
1) ANM: Auxiliary Nurse Midwife
2) LHV: Lady Health Visitor

Statewise Award Distribution


No.State/UTAward
1Andaman & Nicobar2
2Andhra Pradesh1
3Arunachal Pradesh1
4Bihar2
5Chandigarh1
6Delhi2
7Gujarat3
8Haryana1
9Himachal Pradesh1
10Jammu & Kashmir1
11Karnataka4
12Kerala2
13Lakshadweep1
14Maharashtra4
15Manipur3
16Meghalaya1
17Mizoram1
18Odisha3
19Puducherry2
20Punjab1
21Rajasthan3
22Sikkim2
23Tamil Nadu2
24Tripura1
25Uttarakhand2
26Uttar Pradesh2
27West Bengal2

National Florence Nightingale Award 2020


The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Florence Nightingale Awards 2020 to 51 awardees at a virtual ceremony, in the presence of Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare.

No.AwardeeState/UTCategory
1D RoopakalaAndhra PradeshCN
2Amuluru PadmajaAndhra PradeshNE/R
3Rubu YapeArunachal PradeshCN
4Rajila RoyAssamCN
5Renju KumariBiharANM
6Bandana KumariBiharCN
7AjayChandigarhCN
8Daisy AbrahamChhattisgarhNE/R
9Samdar Janu KamdiDadra & Nagar HaveliANM
10Victoria Elvira NoronhaDaman & DiuANM
11Sonia ChauhanDelhiCN
12Shashi Bala KalraDelhiCN
13Usha Rani AhujaDelhiCN
14SV SaraswatiDelhiNA
15Geeta Chandrakant SalgaonkarGoaANM
16Prashant Gunu DevidasGoaCN
17Bhanumati Somabhai GheewalaGujaratCN
18Pragna P DabhiGujaratNA
19Indira Jadhav DanielHaryanaNE/R
20VidyaBharantaHimachal PradeshLHV
21Aruna KumariHimachal PradeshCN
22Shailla CannieJammu & KashmirNE/R
23Ashisan KulluJharkhandCN
24Mariyamma M CKarnatakaANM
25K Gayathri DeviKarnatakaLHV
26Geetha PKeralaCN
27Mohammed AsifLakshadweepCN
28Rashmi PandekarMadhya PradeshCN
29Premlata Sanjay PatilMaharashtraANM
30Shalini Najukrao KumareMaharashtraCN
31K. BiaklunManipurANM
32Sagolsem Rama Meitei ChanuManipurCN
33Leitmon PasleinMeghalayaANM
34VanlalthuamiMizoramANM
35C DengthangpuiiMizoramLHV
36Premalata BarikOdishaLHV
37P LathaPuducherryANM
38K. AnuradhaPuducherryCN
39Satya DeviPunjabCN
40Anita VyasRajasthanANM
41Sunita DeviRajasthanANM
42O V UshaTamil NaduANM
43S VellankanniTamil NaduANM
44G ManimegalaiTamil NaduCN
45Anaparthi Aruna KumariTelanganaANM
46M D ShukuraTelanganaANM
47Ashim DasTripuraCN
48Urwashi DixitUttar PradeshCN
49Kamla ThapaUttarakhandCN
50Sunita DuttaWest BengalANM
51Nilima DasWest BengalCN
Acronyms:
1) ANM: Auxiliary Nurse Midwife
2) LHV: Lady Health Visitor
3) CN: Clinical Nurses
4) NA: Nurse Administrator
5) NE/R: Nurse Educator/Researcher

Statewise Award Distribution


No.State/UTAward
1Andhra Pradesh2
2Arunachal Pradesh1
3Assam1
4Bihar2
5Chandigarh1
6Chhattisgarh1
7Dadra & Nagar Haveli1
8Daman & Diu1
9Delhi4
10Goa2
11Gujarat2
12Haryana1
13Himachal Pradesh2
14Jammu & Kashmir1
15Jharkhand1
16Karnataka2
17Kerala1
18Lakshadweep1
19Madhya Pradesh1
20Maharashtra2
21Manipur2
22Meghalaya1
23Mizoram2
24Odisha1
25Puducherry2
26Punjab1
27Rajasthan2
28Tamil Nadu3
29Telangana2
30Tripura1
31Uttarakhand1
32Uttar Pradesh1
33West Bengal2

Questions On National Florence Nightingale Award


1. When was National Florence Nightingale Award instituted?

Answer: 1973

2. Which Ministry of the Indian Government is Associated with the National Florence Nightingale Award?

Answer: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

3. When is International Nurses Day celebrated in India?

Answer: 12 May

4. Who received the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 posthumously?

Answer: KamlaThapa (Uttarakhand) [Clinical Nurses Category]

5. Who received the National Florence Nightingale Award 2019 posthumously?

Answer: Lini Sajeesh (Kerala)

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