AAI-LBS tieup
AAI to extend financial support of Rs 84 lakh
each year for a period of 5 years
Thesynegyonline Aerospace Bureau
The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be

How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give soul in confidence: I need this. I need someone to pour myself into.

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 28 :
On the occasion of National Organ Donation Day, Airports Authority of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), an autonomous institution under the Government of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.

According to MoU, AAI will give financial support of Rs. 84 lakhs each year for a period of 5 years for patients from economically weaker section undergoing liver transplant surgery at ILBS

MoU signing

by Sanjeev Jindal, General Manager (CSR) and Dr. Bimal Rai Sharma, Deputy Head, Operations, ILBS

The MoU was signed by Sanjeev Jindal, General Manager (CSR) and Dr. Bimal Rai Sharma, Deputy Head, Operations, ILBS in the august presence of Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI on the occasion of National Organ Donation Day.

Mr S Raheja, Member (Planning), AAI, G.K.Chaukiyal, ED (RCS), AAI, Rajesh Kalra, Regional Executive Director (Northern Region), Dr S.K.Sarin, Director (ILBS) and Dr. Anil Aggarwal, ILBS were also present during signing of the MoU.

Unthinkable

That unthinkable, adult truth: that need is not transitive, that one may need without oneself being needed."

Liver transplant surgery is a life-saving procedure and it is a ray of hope not only for the patient but also for the entire family. It is difficult for patients and their families from economically weaker sections to afford the treatment because of high costs involved



















"There is/no reasoning with need."

Claudia Rankine, The End of the Alphabet: Poems

This MoU could potentially completely subsidize up to six liver transplant surgery packages (surgery for both donor and recipient) at ILBS for the poor and disadvantaged.

Comments

by Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI

On AAI's thrust on providing assistance towards ensuring better medical facilities to the underprivileged, Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra said, "We feel privileged to be able to assist the needy and ensuring better medical facilities to them.

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