Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi urges people to come forward for organ donation
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' and urged the people to come forward for organ donation.
"Friends, in this era of modern medical science, organ donation has become a very important means of imparting life to someone," he said while addressing his 99th episode of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.
PM Modi said, "It is said that when a person donates one’s body after death, it creates a possibility for eight to nine people to get a new life"..adding that it is a matter of satisfaction, that today's awareness about organ donation is also rising in the country.
"In the year 2013, there were less than five thousand cases of organ donation in our country; but in 2022, this number will increase to more than fifteen thousand," he said.
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He noted that in India, selfless charity, also known as Parmarth, has been placed so high that people do not hesitate to donate their all for the happiness of others.
He expressed satisfaction that his government is working on a uniform policy in the country for organ donation and added that it has been decided to remove the condition of domicile of the states.