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Government staff going for organ transplant can use private airline
Nov 4, 2016
Taking a lenient view on government employees travelling for organ transplant, the Finance Ministry today said they can use private airlines in case Air India services are not available.
In an office memorandum, the Department of Expenditure said it has relaxed the norms as timely transportation of the patient or transportation of the organ is crucial, thus avoiding any delay because of non-availability of Air India flights.
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Government staff going for organ transplant can use private airline - The Economic Times
According to reports, in India about 50,000 people are in need of heart transplant, around 3 lakh for kidney transplant, and a lakh each for liver and corneal transplants.