Almost 5,00,000 Indians die each year waiting for an organ

  • 2,00,000 people wait for a liver transplant
  • 50,000 people wait for a kidney transplant
  • 1 million people wait for a corneal transplant

India has a rate of only 0.86 persons as organ donors per million population


After Death, Organs Can Be Donated within These Durations

  • Heart and lungs can be preserved for 4 hours
  • Livers can be preserved between 10 to 12 hours
  • Pancreas can be preserved for 4 to 6 hours
  • Intestines can be preserved for approximately 6 to 8 hours
  • Kidneys can be preserved for 20 to 24 hours

What You Can Donate

Organs: Kidneys, liver, heart, lungs, intestines and pancreas

Tissues: Corneas, heart valves, bones, skin, ligaments and veins


1 organ donor can save 6 lives & up to 9 lives

You can revoke your donor status by informing the transplant centre & your family