Sunday, October 25, 2015

#MannKiBaat: India needs 1 lakh eyes each yr. but collects only 25,000; #Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to donate their organs and create awarness about the importance organ donation in the country.'Currently India needs 1 lakhs eyes each  year but only 25,000 eyes are collected from doners, the gap is huge', he said.

“Some girls from Kerala asked me to talk about organ donation. Organ donation is an important issue. The need for kidneys, heart and livers is high but less number of transplants happen,” he said while addressing the nation in the 13th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme.