Family of a 24-year-old youth, who was declared brain dead following a road accident in Jaipur, on Wednesday donated his organs and saved four lives by cadaver transplant. 

Naveen Meena, a student of a private college who also worked part time, was injured in a road accident on Saturday and admitted to SMS government hospital. 

"He was declared brain dead on Monday after which counseling of his parents were conducted to donate the deceased's organs." Vinay Tomar, coordinator of organ transplant, said. 

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Tomar said that the kidneys were transplanted to two patients at the SMS hospital, liver was transplanted to a patient at a private hospital and heart was taken by a team of a private hospital from Delhi by air. 

"My son has given life to four people and I am proud of that," the deceased boy's father Shankar Lal Meena said. 

Meanwhile, Health Minister Rajendra Rathore paid floral tributes to the deceased at the hospital and consoled his family. He also thanked the team of an NGO who requested and convinced the family members to donate organs to save others' lives. 

Later, the minister reviewed the progress in cadaver transplants and gave necessary directions to officials and doctors to start liver transplant in the hospital in next one month. He also directed the officials to provide free medicines and necessary testing free of cost for brain dead patients.

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