CHANDIGARH: Punjab Transport Minister S. Laljit Singh Bhullar as we speak turned the primary cupboard minister of Punjab for taking pledge to donate eyes as he crammed eye donation kind throughout assembly with representatives of Rotary Eye Bank and Corneal Transplantation Society, Hoshiarpur.

During the assembly at his workplace at Punjab Civil Secretariat, the Cabinet Minister additionally urged the folks of Punjab to take part in most numbers on this noble trigger.

The representatives of delegation of Rotary Eye Bank and Carnial Transplantation Society led by Chairman Mr. JB Bahl, mentioned that their group motivates folks to donate eyes after dying and thus far, they’ve given eyesight to greater than 3800 folks, which included about 400 individuals aged between 6 months and 16 years.

They mentioned, the Government of India has issued a notification, after which the method has began in India on the strains of European nations that the applicant of license will probably be enabled to fill his agreeing/disagreeing within the kind to donate his organs/eyes in case of dying in highway accident.

On this, the Transport Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar directed the officers of the division to problem a letter to all of the Secretaries, Regional Transport Authority to encourage every applicant coming to new or renewal of driving license for donating his/her eyes in case of dying in highway accident in order that Punjab might turn into the primary state in India when it comes to eye donation.

I will even talk about this with the Health Minister for taking this noble activity for additional heights, he added.

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