Lok Sabha Parliamentary Q & A

Lok Sabha Parliamentary Q & A on Organ Donation & Transplantation

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1221
TO BE ANSWERED ON 08.12.2004

AMENDMENT IN HUMAN ORGAN TRANSPLANT ACT



1221. SHRI KAMLA PRASAD RAWAT


Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government has a proposal to amend the human organ transplant act and bring a provision to remove cornea during the post mortem as to provide the eye sight to the blind persons;

(b) if so, the time by which the act is likely to be amended ; and

(c) if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE  (SMT. PANABAKA LAKSHMI)

(a) to (c): The information is being collected and will be laid on the Table of the House.

Lok Sabha and Organ Donation