Session on “Body and Organ Donation Awareness”

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Pillai Institute of Management Studies & Research in association with Anubhuti, the social service wing of Pillai College of Architecture, Pillai College of Engineering and the NGO-Kutch Yuvak Sangh organized a session on ‘Body and Organ Donation Awareness’ on 23rd February, 2023 with a talk by Dr. Nilam Gada (Transplant Co-ordinator, ZTCC & De-addiction Specialist, Asian Cancer Hospital) and Dr. Anjali Sabnis (Prof. & Head Department of Anatomy, MGM Medical College Navi Mumbai). The event began with the lighting of the lamp. After this, the guest speakers were introduced and felicitated by the dignitaries, Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar, (Principal of PiCA), Dr. Celina Joy (Chairperson Social Service Committee PiMSR), Prof. Shubhangi Bhide and Prof. Geeta Thakkar of PiCA. Post that the guest speaker, Dr. Nilam Gada began with her interactive and audio-visual talk on the importance of organ donation and how each of us can contribute to the noble cause. Her talk concluded with a question and answer session. The next guest speaker Dr. Anjali Sabnis shared her experience and knowledge on “Body Donation” and spoke about the ancient culture of body donation. Both the speakers urged the students to spread the message and create awareness on this important and social issue among family and friends. The program was attended by 150 students along with 13 faculty from the institute.