Staff Reporter

Vellore: As many as 12 families that donated organs of their kin during last one year at the Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, were felicitated at a function here on Wednesday.

Six youths from Chennai, who are on a 2000-km motorcycle expedition to create awareness of organ transplantation, were also felicitated on the occasion.

The youths started from Chennai. Their tour map includes Vellore, Salem, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Puducherry and again Chennai.

The trip would go on for 9 days.

The programme was org sed by CMC and a Multi Organ Harvest Aid Network (MOHAN foundation), a Chennai based NGO.