Nagpur: The Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Thursday felicitated family members of those persons who donated their bodies after death. The felicitation programme, held at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital, was part of the Mega Organ Donation Awareness Campaign that was launched on August 29 and concluded today.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion include MLAs Vikas Kumbhare, Dr Milind Mane, IGGMCH Dean Dr Meenakshi Wahane-Gajbhiye, Dr Shingne, District Civil Surgeon Dr Uday Navade, Dr Gajbhiye, Dr Parchand and others.
Speaking on the occasion, Bawankule said that medical services in Nagpur District are being strengthened by implementing several initiatives. “The Primary Health Centres are being equipped with more and more facilities. City’s IGGMCH, GMCH are rendering latest medical services with modern equipments. Mahagenco is establishing a state-of-the-art 20-bed hospital at Koradi soon,” the minister said.
In recent days, three meetings were held at Mantralaya in Mumbai regarding problems at Mayo Hospital. All the problems will be resolved before the ensuing Winter Session of State Legislature. “The concept of mega organ donation awareness campaign was drafted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is being implemented in State effectively under the leadership of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Body donation is equal to God’s work. I, therefore, on behalf of Maharashtra Government, is grateful to those who donated their bodies as well as their families,” Bawankule stated.
The Guardian Minister felicitated Bandu Vaidya, Sudhir Malode, Anand Bhave, Bandu Shinde, Prakash Dhage, Vaibhavi Dongre, Ishendra Puglia, Nalini Kadam, all family members of those who donated their bodies.
At the outset, Bawankule lighted the traditional lamp. Homage was paid to Dr Kishore Taori whopassed away on Wednesday (August 31). The programme was conducted by Dr Ritika Gaddewar and vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Charulata Satpute.