Sunday, February 23, 2020

Rotary to organise Organ Donation awareness


PUNE: Rotary District 3131 is undertaking a massive Organ Donation awareness program Gift Life. Various organizations including Sahyadri Hospitals will be supporting this cause. The initiative will be conducted online on 9th August 2018 from 11 am to 7 pm wherein one has to pledge for his or her organs by logging on to 

This information was given by at a Press Conference by Rtn Shailesh Palekar District Governor Rotary District 3131, Amruta Degaonkar Convenor, Gift  Life Initiative, Manju Phadke Secretary Rotary District 3131 and Dr Ketan Apte, Unit Head Sahyadri Hospitals. 

People can also register at 40 centers including Companies, Colleges and Hospitals on that day. Speaking on the occasion Rtn Shailesh Palekar informed that Rotary District 3131 has always been undertaking various projects of social relevance and on a bigger scale to positively impact the society and reach out to maximum number of people. Through Gift Life initiative we are urging people to be a part of the noble act of pledging their organs. 

Amruta Degaonkar said that we would also attempt for a Guiness Record of maximum online organ donation pledges in 8 hours and everybody who pledges will be a part of it. The main aim is to create awareness about Organ Donation and to bridge the gap between number of Organ donors and needy patients.


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