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TRANSPLANTATION OF HUMAN ORGANS

FUND TO PROMOTE CADAVER ORGAN DONATIONS

24. The resources for such activity should be contributed from the Government Fund for which a separate budget should be allocated. Individual, corporate and WHO donations/contributions to this fund must also be encouraged through publicity campaigns and requests. A surcharge of 2 to 4% of the total hospital bill may also be considered to be levied on the recipients, who have taxable income of Rs. 5 lacs per annum and above to augment the corpus of such funds.

25. To make the fund stable and growing, steps to be taken to intensify and popularize the information and education campaign of the above nature. Public personalities and celebrities must be approached to come forward and lend their contribution in raising money for this fund, the utilization of which must be entrusted with ORBO.

26. The above part of the Report address the issues raised in points No.5 to 8 of the Terms of Reference as set out by the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in Balbir Singh’s case.

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