Sunday, January 7, 2007


Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust (CCT) was started by megastar of Telugu cinema Chiranjeevi with the able guidance of Allu Arvind on 2nd October 1998. The two major wings of CCT are blood bank and eye bank. In a span of five years, CCT has collected 38,200 units of blood. 79% of these blood units (30,500) were given to poor and downtrodden for free of cost and remaining units were given to corporate hospitals at a nominal fee. CCT has collected 390 pairs of eyes and 780 blind people were benefited through cornea transplant at CCT. CCT also won the prestigious "Best Voluntary Blood Bank' award by State Government of AP for the years of 2002 and 2003.
To make sure that the CCT gets global reach, a website is developed. This site was officially launched at a function organized at Jubilee Hall of Public Gardens today at 11:30 am.
The celebrities that graced this occasion include Mohan Kanda (Chief Secretary of AP State Government), Jaya Prakash Narayan (Convener of Lok Satta), Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao, Padmasri Dr. Habibulla, Dr. Vithal Rajan (Political economist), Dr. Kasu Prasad Reddy (Director of Chiranjeevi Eye Bank), Murali Mohan and Padmasri Allu Ramalingaiah
Addressing the gathering, Sharad Marwar - a key person of CCT and executive producer of Geeta Arts - explained the birth and growth of CCT and its various activities. He also explained the future plans of CCT and he said that a new building equipped with ultramodern medical devices is coming up very soon.
Mohan Kanda unveiled the English version of and Padmasri Dr. Habibulla launched the Telugu version. Dr. Vithal Rajan released the English version of 1st newsletter of CCT and Dr. Jaya Prakash Narayan released the Telugu version.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao said that


At January 8, 2007 at 7:53 PM, Blogger Gangadhar said...

Hiee Raghuram,
nice info here..
And thanks for visiting my blog..

keep visiting!



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