Sikkimese nurse NeelamRasaily conferred with Florence Nightingale Award

Gangtok, 12 May:

A Sikkimese nurse has made the State proud on International Nurses’ Day this year. NeelamRasaily [43] who has dedicated her life to the service of the Sikkimese at the national capital has won the national Florence NightingaleAward for her outstanding contribution in the health sector.

The award is given annually on the occasion of International Nurses' Day for their outstanding service.

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda presented the award.

MsBaraily diligently takes care of ailing patients atDenzongKungaKhangsang[DKK]Bhawan in New Delhi while fixing doctors’ appointments and other logistical help that is required for treatment.

Daughter of Late BK Rasaily and SonamKeepuLepcha, MsRasaily who hails from Gangtok is married to Suresh Tamang and has two children,Abhinav and Anandika.

Alumni of Enchey Senior Secondary School, she completed her general nursing from Manipal University at Mahe in Karnataka.

Prior to her appointment in Delhi, she was at STNM Hospital in Gangtok.

“She has been a constant help during our stay in Delhi. We congratulate her for winning this prestigious award,” said PradeepPradhan, who was in Delhi recently for the treatment of his ailing brother.

Another patient, SeemaRai,held that it was because of MsRasaily that she was now healthy and doing fine.

She has helped scores of other patients who are testimony to her angelic grace and help that she has extended to the Sikkimese who run from pillar to post for treatment in Delhi.

She has thanked her parents, family and friends who have been a constant support in all her endeavours.

She further adds, “To see ailing patients from the State recovering brings me immense happiness and that is also my only inspiration.”