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How Many Licensed Blood Banks Are There In India?

How Many Licensed Blood Banks Are There In India?
How Many Licensed Blood Banks Are There In India?

According to India’s Central Drugs Standards Control Organization’s information, there are 3263 licensed blood banks in the country.

State/ Union Territory-wise details of licensed blood banks are as follows;

NUMBER OF LICENSED BLOOD BANK IN INDIA STATE / UT WISE AS ON 27.11.2019

S.NO NAME OF STATE TOTAL NUMBER OF BLOOD BANKS
1 Andaman & Nicobar 03
2 Andhra Pradesh 179
3 Arunachal Pradesh 10
4 Assam 81
5 Bihar 84
6 Chandigarh 04
7 Chhattisgarh 90
8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 01
9 Daman & Diu 02
10 NCT of Delhi 71
11 Goa 04
12 Gujarat 160
13 Haryana 123
14 Himachal Pradesh 22
15 Jammu & Kashmir 37
16 Jharkhand 51
17 Karnataka 230
18 Kerala 169
19 Lakshadweep 01
20 Madhya Pradesh 157
21 Maharashtra 340
22 Manipur 05
23 Meghalaya 08
24 Mizoram 10
25 Nagaland 05
26 Odisha 83
27 Pondicherry 18
28 Punjab 123
29 Rajasthan 151
30 Sikkim 06
31 Tamil Nadu 309
32 Telangana 180
33 Tripura 13
34 Uttar Pradesh 348
35 Uttarakhand 43
36 West Bengal 146
Total 3263

India’s Health and Family Welfare Minister ShAshwini Kumar Choubey stated the above details on 29th November in a written reply to Lok Sabha.