2708 Blood Banks in India

By | February 27, 2016

             No Shortage Of Blood Banks                                                                                                         

There is no shortage of Blood Banks in the country, and there are a total of 2708 Blood Banks in the country. There are 81 districts in the country that do not have a Blood Bank.  The list of these districts is given below:

 

S. No State Districts without Blood Bank with names
1 Andaman & Nicobar Total 2 districts UT

(Nicobar Group, Middle & North Andaman)

2 Arunachal Pradesh Total 9 district of State

(East Kameng, West Kameng, KurungKumey, KraDaadi, Siang, Dibang Valley, Namsai, Tirap, Longding)

3 Assam Total 9 districts of State

(Udalguri,Baksa, Chirang, Kamrup (Rural ), BiswnathChariali, South Salmara&    Mankasar, Hojai,vi           Charaidaow, West Karbi, Anglong)

4 Bihar Total 5 districts of State

(
Araria, Arwal, Banka

Sheohar&Supaul
)

5 Chhattisgarh Total 11 districts of State
(Gariyaband, Balodabazar, Balod, Bemetara,  Janjgir,  Surajpur, Balrampur, Jashpur, Kondagaon, Sukma, Bijapur )
6 Gujarat Total 1 district of State

(Ahwa-Dang)

7 Himachal Pradesh Total 1 district of State

(Lahaul&Spiti)

8 Jammu & Kashmir Total 5 districts of State
(Reasi, Samba, Shopian, Ganderbal&Bandipora)
9 Jharkhand Total 6 districts of State

(Khunti, Ramgarh, Godda, Jamtara, Seraikela, Bokaro)

10 Madhya Pradesh Total 2 districts of State

(Anuppur, Agar)

11 Manipur Total 5 districts of State

(Tamenglong, Ukhrul, Bishnupur, Senapati and Chandel)

12 Meghalaya Total 8 districts of State

( West Khasi Hills District, South-West Khasi Hills District, RiBhoi District, East Jaintia Hills District, North Garo Hills District, East Garo Hills District, South Garo Hills District, South- West Garo Hills District)

13 Nagaland Total 3 districts of State

(Peren, Longleng&Kiphire)

14 Sikkim Total 3 districts of State

DH, Mangan(N), Singtam(E) &Gyalsing(W)

15 Tripura Total 3 districts of State (Khowai, Sepahijala, South Tripura)
16 Uttar Pradesh Total 4 districts of State

(Amethi, Hapur, Shambhal&Shamli)

17 Uttarakhand Total 4 districts of State

Tehri, Rudraprayag, Champawat and Bageshwar

Total = 81

 

A large number of these districts are new and have recently been crafted out.  The number of the Blood Banks in the country, State/UT-wise is given below: 

Number of licensed blood bank in India State / UT wise up to Nov. 2015

S.NO NAME OF STATE Public including Govt. Blood Banks Private including charitable trust Blood Bank TOTAL
1. Andaman & Nicobar 02 01 03
2. Andhra Pradesh 32 93 125
3. Arunachal Pradesh 09 01 10
4 * Assam 37 28 65
5 * Bihar 32 35 67
6 Chandigarh 03 01 04
7 Chhattisgarh 19 30 49
8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 01 01
9 Daman & Diu 01 01 02
10 NCT of Delhi 22 47 69
11. Goa 03 01            04
12 Gujarat 30 106 136
13 Haryana 26 50 76
14 Himachal Pradesh 19 03 22
15 Jammu & Kashmir 29 04 33
16 Jharkhand 26 18 44
17 Karnataka 40 153 193
18 Kerala 43 140 183
19 Lakshadweep 01 00 01
20 Madhya Pradesh 54 90 144
21 Maharashtra 74 236 310
22 Manipur 04 01 05
23 Meghalaya 05 02 07
24 Mizoram 08 02 10
25 * Nagaland 05 05
26 * Odisha 63 20 83
27 Pondicherry 03 10 13
28 * Punjab 48 53 101
29 * Rajasthan 48 54 102
30 Sikkim 02 01 03
31 Tamil Nadu 102 198 300
32 * Telangana 27 113 140
33 Tripura 06 02 08
34 * Uttar Pradesh 100 142 242
35 Uttarkhand 20 08 28
36 West Bengal 81 39 120
Total 1024 1684 2708

The National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC) has vide reference No. S12015/1/2013-NACO (NBTC) dated 22nd December 2015 issued an order by which blood banks have been asked to put their stock availability status online on National Health Portal with following objectives:

(i)                 To ease the access of blood for patients.

(ii)               To increase transparency by display of stocks of blood & blood components in public domain.

National Health Portal provides platform for display of stock status of blood in blood banks. All the National AIDS Control Organization-supported Blood Banks in the country have been linked to the National Health Portal.

The Minister of State (Health and FW), ShriShripadYessoNaikstated this in a written reply in the LokSabha here today.

Source Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 26-February, 2016

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