Kohima, February 20 (NEx): The 3rd annual Dr. Toshevi Sümi Totimi MBBS Award was held on Friday, at Hotel Lavisto, Kohima.
Five women, namely Vinikali G Kinimi, Likivi I Awomi, Atunali H Shohe, Liya Zhimomi, and Atolimi S Sumi were felicitated at the award ceremony for securing MBBS seats through NEET 2020, trustee Dr. K & T Keditsu Foundation, Keduovinuo Keditsu informed in a press release.
Mr. V Shikuto Sema, Vice-president Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Mr. Er. Inaho P Awomi, Joint Director NRE, spoke on behalf of the families of the awardees while, Mrs. Piholi, President STH spoke on behalf of the Sümi Totimi Hoho, and Mrs. Kitoshi Zhimomi prayed for the awardees.
Dr. Toshevi Sümi Totimi MBBS Award is an initiative of Dr. Toshevi Keditsu Sema, the first lady doctor from the Sümi tribe of Nagaland. She completed her MBBS in the year 1977 from Guwahati Medical College.
This award is officiated by Dr. K&T Keditsu Foundation in collaboration
with Sümi Totimi Hoho, Nagaland, and presented annually to Sümi women who qualify to study graduate medical course (MBBS) through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in India. This award comprises of a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only), the press release said.