Tuesday, May 2, 2017
A Guinness World Record for the most number of people to sign up as organ donors in a single hour was broken at a programme held to mark the 70th birthday of AP Assembly Speaker Dr.Kodela Siva Prasada Rao.
Adjudicator from the Guinness World Records Swapnil declared that a new record was created after 11,987 people signed up as donors in just an hour after the programme that began at 10.37am. The earlier record was held by a college in Coimbatore that registered 6,697 organ donors in one hour in 2016.
The Guinness World Record certificate was handed over to Dr.Kodela Sivaprasada Rao in the presence of Vice Chancellor of Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Dr.Ravi Raju and VC of JNTU.