Lok Sabha Parliamentary Q & A on Organ Donation & Transplantation
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 7027
ANSWERED ON 08.05.2015
AMENDMENT IN HUMAN ORGAN TRANSPLANT ACT
7027 . LAXMAN GILUWA
PRATAPRAO GANPATRAO JADHAV
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI JAGAT PRAKASH NADDA)
(a) to (c): No.
(d): Health being a State subject, such details are not maintained centrally. The State Governments are also responsible for generating awareness about organ donation. However, the Government of India has approved the National Organ Transplant Programme for which a provision of Rs. 149.5 Crore has been made for 12th Five year plan. Out of this, Rs. 28.186 Crore is earmarked for Information, Education and Communication activities on organ donation. The Central Government has spent Rs. 4.68 lakh on this activity during 2013-14.