India Has a Total of 2,760 Licensed Blood Banks: National Health Profile Data

by Bidita Debnath on  September 23, 2015 at 10:11 PM Indian Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

The National Health Profile data released by the health ministry shows that India has a total of 2,760 licensed blood banks, with the state of Tamil Nadu, at 304, possessing the highest number.
 India Has a Total of 2,760 Licensed Blood Banks: National Health Profile Data
India Has a Total of 2,760 Licensed Blood Banks: National Health Profile Data

Of the total number of blood banks in Tamil Nadu, 181 are private and 96 are being run by the state government.

The southern state is followed by Maharashtra with 297 blood banks and Uttar Pradesh (240).

India's north-eastern states have the lowest number of blood banks with Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur having 76, 6, 10 and 5 blood banks respectively, the data shows.

Among the total number of licensed blood banks in India, 1,564 are run privately and 981 by the Government, showed the data released on Tuesday.

Source: IANS

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Thalassemia Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Health Insurance - India Blood in Stools - Symptom Evaluation Bombay Blood Group 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

News Category

News Archive

Loading...