The Noble sentiment of Organ Donation got new wings as for the first time in the history of Rotary in Northern India, a Rotary Club dedicated to the cause was launched by the District Governor Rtn. Dr. Balwant Singh Chirana by presenting the Charter to President Rtn Capt Amarjeet Sangwan on behalf of Rotary International at Hotel Royal Lalit on 26th July 2022. The august gathering was of around 70 people with Rotarians, doctors and supporters gathered to promote the cause. The President & Board of Directors of the newly formed club took the Oath to promote the cause of Organ Donation in and around Jaipur, abiding by the rules and directions laid down by Rotary International.
Dr Rajeev Bagarhatta, Principal and Comptroller General SMS Medical college and Affiliated hospitalswas the chief guest and put forth his views on the subject. Dr Ajeet Bana, chairman, Cardiac Sciences, Eternal Hospital shared about heart transplants and the way ahead while Dr Rakesh Jain, HOD Skin Department, SMS Hospital explained the entire process of skin donation and how MFJCF and Rotary Club can help in promoting awareness for the newly set up skin bank at SMS. The newly installed President Rtn. Capt Amarjeet Sangwan shared his vision for the Rotary Year and expressed his gratitude for the noble cause which gave new life to his son after his wife Anita a gave her kidney. Also, Dr. Anita Hada, Project Director MFJCF shared her story of the donation and how a donation changes one’s life for the better.