Donate Organs: VIT Chancellor - The New Indian Express

Donate Organs: VIT Chancellor

Published: 17th January 2014 07:59 AM

Last Updated: 17th January 2014 07:59 AM

The Chancellor of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) G Viswanathan, who participated in Pongal celebrations organised by the Katpadi branch of the Indian Red Cross Society on Thursday, appealed to the gathering to donate organs and their bodies

He said this while felicitating a retired government official S E  Lakshminarayanan, who had pledged to donate his body. While appreciating the activities of the Indian Red Cross Society, Viswanathan said he too had been involved with it (Society) since his student days.

Vellore RDO N Shanmughasundram, also the president of the Society, presided over. Felicitations were offered also to T V Sivasubramanian, another member of the Society, who had returned from a Red Cross Society meet in the US. Secretary S N Janardhanan welcomed the gathering. 

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