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State/UT-wise Blood Banks/ Blood Storage Units Established and Operational in Public Health Facilities as on July, 2016

June 14, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

There were 1849 blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational in public health facilities of India as on July, 2016. The top 5 States/UTs in terms of maximum blood storages facilities operational in public health facilities as on July-2016 were Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. Among all the States/UTs of India, Lakshadweep is the only one which had 0 (zero) blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational in public health facilities as on July, 2016.

The number of blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational was 339 in Tamil Nadu as on July-2016, which accounted 18.3% of the total blood storages facilities operational in India. There were 219 blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational in Maharashtra as on July, 2016. It accounted 11.8% of the total blood storages facilities operational in India as on July, 2016. The number of blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational was 132 in Rajasthan as on July-2016, which accounted 7.1% of the total blood storages facilities operational in India.

There were 130 and 113 blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh respectively as on July, 2016. Karnataka accounted for 7% and Madhya Pradesh accounted for 6.1% of the total blood storages facilities operational in India as on July-2016.

The above mentioned top 5 states accounted for 50.5% of the total number of blood banks/ blood storage units established and operational in India as a whole as on July, 2016.

Note: Source: Rajya Sabha Session – 240 Unstarred Question No.2570.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/stateut-wise-details-blood-banks-blood-storage-units-established-and-operational-july-2016

Resource Title: State/UT wise details of Blood Banks/ Blood Storage Units established and operational up to July, 2016 (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare )

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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