Google on June 17 has announced a grant of Rs 133 crores to procure and install 80 oxygen generation plants and upskilling of healthcare workers through various organizations in India. For the oxygen needs in the rural areas, Google will issue grants worth Rs 90 crore to GiveIndia and about Rs 18.5 crore to PATH. Apollo Medskill will also receive aid to train 20,000 frontline health workers specialized in COVID-19.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Cab service provider Ola's social hand Ola Foundation, in association with online donation platform GiveIndia, will provide free oxygen concentrators to COVID-19 patients. The company on May 10 stated that the patients can book the concentrator from Ola's app and they will deliver it to patient's doorstep. Initially starting with 500 concentrators from Bangalore, the ‘O2ForIndia initiative’ will be extended to other cities with 10,000 more… read-more