Organ donation awareness talk at Regional Transport Office, Nagpur

Updated on Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation in the training hall.  This was for drivers who apply for vehicle registration and driving license and was held on 16 June 2017.

    Mr. Bulu Behera, transplant coordinator delivered a talk on Organ Donation. In his talk he explained the following points:-

    v  What is Organ Donation and the Law

    v  Who can donate

    v  Type of organ donation

    v  Brain Death Natural Death and Coma

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Deceased donation case in Nagpur

    v  Kidney transplant hospital in Nagpur

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website

    It was a very interactive session. 24 drivers were present at the talk. 2 drivers signed consent form and took donor card. They asked the following questions:-

    • If we sign consent form any facilities provided by government?
    • Can body donation happen after organ donation?
    • What is the process of body donation?


    Source-Bulu Behera
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