Every year hundreds of Indians die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is acute imbalance between the number of organs donated and the number of people waiting for a transplant. If everyone pledges their organs & tissues to be donated upon death or brain stem death, many people would be given a second chance at life 🙂
That is why I chose to pledge organ donation at Indian government organization :- http://www.notto.nic.in/donor-pledge.htm
Organ Donation in India
Almost 1.5 lakh people in India need a kidney; however, only 3000 of them receive one.
Only 1 out of 30 people who need a kidney receive one.
90% of people in the waiting list die without getting an organ.
India’s annual liver transplant requirement is 25,000, but we manage only about 800.
70% liver transplants are taken care of by a live donor, but 30% are dependent on cadaver donations.
Source: Times of India, DNA