Over 2.5 lakh individuals donated blood in the course of the fortnight-long countrywide blood donation drive that started on the Prime Minister’s birthday on September 17. Of the overall donation, over 1 lakh models have been donated on the very first day, which is a document.
Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on the concluding day of the drive and praised the donors. “Allow us to all pledge to be at all times there for another person and donate blood usually,” he stated.
The drive, aimed to extend voluntary blood donation throughout the nation, could end in diminished dependence on alternative donors (relations of sufferers who donate blood to interchange what was given to the sufferers). India requires virtually 1.5 crore models of blood in a yr.