Recognition of individuals who have donated blood over three times marked the observance of National Blood Donation Day by the Nilgiris District Aids Control Society (NDACS) and the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) here on Tuesday.
The Joint Director of Health Services M.A. Perumal, who presided, said that such services were laudable.
Stating that blood banks were available in Ooty and Coonoor, he said that there was a blood storage facility in Kotagiri. Gudalur will shortly get such a facility.