Bhubaneswar: Eminent nephrologist Dr. Chatta Ranjan Kar passed away Friday at Chennai. Kar was heading the nephrology department in SCB Medical College, Cuttack in Odisha.

Dr. Kar, who was inflicted by Coronavirus was under treatment at SCB Medical College. He was shifted to MGM Hospital, Chennai, when his condition deteriorated.

Dr.Kar was supposed to get a lungs transplantion.

The State government spend about Rs 65 lakh to save the Corona warrior.

Dr.Kar, a nephrologist of international repute, has played a key role in creating kidney transplantation facility at SCB Medical College. The transplantation centre has saved many poor people’s life in the State and also in the Eastern India.