Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Minster for Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences will formally dedicate the Center of Excellence in Organ Transplantation at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi on September 8, 2015. Malayalam Cine Actor Mohanlal will be the brand ambassador for organ donation. Health Minister V. S. Sivakumar will also be present on the occasion. Amrita Institute has over the last 15 years carried out about 900 cases of transplantations, which includes heart, small intestine, pancreas, bone marrow besides hand, liver and kidney.