Many people lose life due to unavailability of blood. Blood donation is the need of the hour and by donating blood one can gift life to many people. The purpose of the World Blood Donor Day is to create awareness by motivating people to come forward and donate blood. Also blood donation has many health benefits too. Here Indian doctors decode why blood donation is vital. Dr Dharminder Nagar MD Paras Healthcare says “Blood donation is a noble act that can help someone to live. However the rate of donation is low in India leading to a shortage during emergencies.