Blood Donation Centres in Kolkata

Check out these blood donation centres in Kolkata if you are planning to volunteer for blood donation and also if you or someone is in need of blood in the city.

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blood donation centres in Kolkata

From organ transplants to heart surgeries, today’s advanced medical care relies on blood transfusions. When one person donates a unit of blood, it can be separated into individual components to save multiple lives. Blood donors can help meet the daily transfusion needs of cancer and surgery patients, accident and burn victims, newborns and mothers delivering babies, AIDS and sickle cell anaemia patients, and many more. Here are a few blood donation centres in Kolkata that offer various products such as Whole Blood, Red Blood Cell Concentrate, Random Donor Platelets ( RDP), Single Donor Platelets (SDP),  Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP), Cryoprecipitate, Cryo deficient plasma (CDP).

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General Criteria for Blood Donors:

  • The person should be fit and in a healthy condition.
  • Should be between the ages of 18 to 65 years.
  • Weight should be more than 45 kgs (in most cases).
  • Should have Hameoglobin more than 12.5 gm/dl.
  • The donation interval for whole blood donation should be once in three months for males and four months for females.
  • The donor should not have had malaria in the last three months.
  • The donor should not have had jaundice or typhoid in the last year.
  • The donor should not have Uncontrolled Thyroid disorders, Diabetes, Heart disease, cardiovascular diseases or infectious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B or C or Cancer (other diseases may vary as per the donation centre).
  • Should not have had a blood transfusion in the last 12 months.
  • Other requirements as per the donation centre or doctor's guidelines.

blood banks in kolkata

  • Ashok Labs 

Ashok Labs is a dedicated blood bank in Kolkata. It hosts a lab where people can donate blood, and donors can even book home appointments. The donation and collection timings are from 8 am to 7 pm by prior appointment through their website.

Where: 390B, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata.

Contact: (033) 4000-5133, 3590-0724, 2429-2680, 2472-4068, 9147012350 (calling), 7596087983 (Whatsapp).

  • Kothari Medical Centre 

Kothari Medical Centre offers various facilities such as blood collection, blood storage, blood transfusions, blood component preparation and blood testing. They conduct blood donations via appointments. 

Where: 8/3, Alipore Rd, Alipore, Kolkata.

Contact: 033 2456 7059,| 9073999449

  • Project Life Force

Project Life Force (PLF) is an endeavour, initiated by the citizens of West Bengal. They have a 24/7 blood helpline, conduct regular blood camps, provide mobile blood donation camps on the PLF bus, and awareness sessions in schools, colleges, societies & corporations. You can register on their website to become a volunteer. 

Where: 9A, Marquis St, Esplanade, Park Street Area, Kolkata.

Contact: (+91) 99037 45603, 98832 39999

  • Kolkata Medical College 

Kolkata Medical College accepts voluntary blood donation camps on a prior-booking basis. Blood typing and crossmatching is 24/7 but the donation timings are between 10 am to 4 pm daily. 

Where: 88, College St, College Square, Kolkata.

Contact: 033-22551538/1591.

  • Bhoruka Blood Bank 

Bhoruka Research Centre for Haematology and Blood Transfusion (BRCHBT), popularly known as Bhoruka Blood Bank is a part of Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust. The timings for donations are 10 am to 8 pm. 

Where: No.63, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Rd, Esplanade, Mullick Bazar, Taltala, Kolkata.

Contact: 033 2265 8092.

  • Woodlands Hospital

Department of Transfusion Medicine or the Woodlands Blood Bank of the Woodlands Hospital offers blood storage, grouping, scientific transfusion and safe donation. 

Where: 8/5, Alipore Road, Kolkata.

Contact: 033 4033 7000.

  • Life Care Blood Bank  

The Life Care Blood Bank is a blood transfusion centre in Newtown. It is open 24/7 for blood needs but donation timings are specific. Contact them before donating. 

Where: Plot No DG-4, Near DPS, DG Block(Newtown), Action Area 1D, Newtown, Kolkata.

Contact: 081001 50747.

  • R.G. Kar Blood Bank

R.G. Kar Blood Bank is another transfusion medicine centre in Kolkata which provides various transfusion services in the blood donation centre. 

Where: Emergency Building, R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, RG Kar Road, Bidhan Sarani, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata.

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