CCT Number one Blood Bank in AP -
Megastar Chiranjeevi started
Chiranjeevi Blood Bank in the month of
October 2nd 1998 with an aim to provide safe and screened blood,
free of cost to the poor and needy.
The two major wings of CCT are blood bank
and eye bank. In a span of almost 12 years, CCT has disbursed
1,70,000 units of blood. Out of which more than 70% of these
blood units (1,20,000) were given to poor and downtrodden for
free of cost and remaining units were given to corporate
hospitals at a nominal fee. As per
NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL ORGANIZATION,
a Blood bank can charge up to 850/- Rs for screening cost of the
Whole packed blood with replacement. But CCT is charging a mere
500/- rs for the screening the blood, that too for the people
who does not have white rations cards and who came from
corporate hosipitals. CCT has done Cornea Transplantations to
more than 2000 people in last one decade.
CCT also won the prestigious "Best
Performing Voluntary Blood Bank' award by State Government of AP
for 5 consecutive years of 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06,
2006-07. After 2007, government has not announced the awards for
the last 2 years.
CCT is perhaps the one of the two blood
banks in the state who issues SAFE blood and the other one is
NTR foundation. Please check the below link for further
Also Celebraties and other big wigs of
Andhra Pradesh only wish to take the blood from CCT than any
other government and privare blood banks as the blood issued by
CCT is safe and doctors fraternity recommonds them CCT for
blood. Till 2008 CCT is the only blood bank in the Andhra
Pradesh who issues blood with out replacement. After 2008, due
to high demand of the blood, CCT changed the policy and ask for
the replacement of the blood.
When ever the state is a hit by national
calamity or any other such issues, government officials will
prefer to take free blood from CCT and last such incident was
during the floods that hit andhra pradesh during 2009 Nov/Dec,
120 units of blood was sent to Karimnagar Govt Head quarters
upon the request from the Rangareddy District Collector.
blood will be given to the poor people. The guidelines to follow
were listed below.
Person who carries white ration card. In some scenarios the person who
need blood may not posses the card with him, during that
time the CCT will decide and give blood even with out ration
card. CCT welcomes such cases by giving blood free of cost.
Government Hospitals or Government Aided Hospitals. Any person who
carry letter from the doctor about the type of blood and the
quantity will be issued.
Blood donor's family within 1year. Any person who is a fan of
Chiranjeevi or his family/friend can avail blood in the CCT.
People who are below poverty line (as per SSID)
The beauty and greatness
of CCT lies in itís principles and policies. This is the
only privately operated blood bank who does not accepted
single rupee of donation from the public or any other means.
The founder of the blood bank Dr Chiranjeeviís money is used
to run the blood bank. So far 3.56 Crore rupees of hard
earned money of Chiranjeevi has been used from the corpus
fund of CCT for the expenses towards the equipment procured
and other operations expenses including blood screening
charges and employee salaries. It is officially known to
every one that Chiranjeevi Blood Bank under Chiranjeevi
Charitable Foundation is the biggest blood bank in Andhra
To Know more about CCT and to check
the founder message please visit the following link and
subsequent pages at our Cherryfans.com website.