Organ donation awareness programme
An awareness session on organ donation was conducted on 12th August 2015 with an objective of spreading awareness on organ donation among students. The highlight of the programme is enthusiastic participation of around 600 students.
Dr. Koti Reddy, Mohan Foundation explained the purpose, necessity, importance, complex issues in deceased organ donation, concept of brain death, cultural and religious barriers, THO Act and myths related to organ donation.
Dr. K. S. Murali Krishna, Principal of MLRIP, Dr. Kotaiah, Director of Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology and Management and Mr. Vijay Kumar, MD of Vision VVK Group of Companies were present on the occasion.
All the students and staff were given information brochures and donor cards on organ donation.
The programme was conducted in association with Raising Hands for Hope, founded by Mr. Pruthvi, IV Yr student of Pharm D, MLRIP.