The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research has won a national award for its contribution towards the promotion of cadaver organ donation. At an event organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) in New Delhi on Thursday, PGIMER bagged the award for Chandigarh in the 'UT with the highest number of deceased donors' category, the institute said in a release issued here. Another accolade won by the institute was the award conferred to Dr Ashish Sharma, Head, Department of Renal Transplant Surgery, PGIMER for his 'exemplary performance in transplant surgery'. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was the chief guest at this national event to celebrate the 13th Indian Organ Donation Day.  According to the PGIMER release, this is the fifth time that the institute has won the national award for its contribution towards the deceased organ donation programme. Earlier, PGIMER has won four national awards in the ‘Best Hospital’ category in the deceased donation programme for the years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2018-19, 2019-20, the release said.