The Vice President of India, Shri JagdeepDhankhar today appealed to the religious leaders and media to encourage people for organ donation by eliminating their doubts and creating awareness among citizens.
Addressing a conference during the launch of the National Campaign for Body-Organs Donation at an event organised by Dadhichi Deh dan Samitin New Delhi today, the VP called organ donation a delicate issue and highlighted the need for creating a support system for organ donation.
Praising Dadhich Deh Dan Samiti for striving to build the right ecosystem in this regard, he sought these efforts to reach up to family level.
For this, MEDIA and SOCIAL MEDIA have a key role in this mission. Every media person must accord to spread this well-meaning message, he added.
Hailing the occasion of Maharshi Dadhichi Jayanti today, Shri Dhankhar urged participants to emulate the life and philosophy of the great Sage for “our own happiness and for giving back to the society.”
On this event, a book titled Sakaratmakta se Sankalp Vijay Ka was also released by Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh.
Post release, Pujya Sadhvi Ji presented the first copy of the book to the Vice President.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member of Parliament, Shri Sushil Modi, Member of Parliament, Shri Alok Kumar, Senior advocate and Patron of DadhichiDeh Dan Samiti, family members of organ donors, representatives of NGOs from 22 states, doctors and other dignitaries attended the event.
Source – PIB
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