6th May, 2021
Helping hands are growing from all over the world to help India moan from Corona. The Navy, Air Force, Army, and Railways are working on a war footing to bring relief material for patients from every corner of the country and the world. A naval warship reached India with oxygen from Bahrain. Navy Vice Admiral MS Pawar said that the Navy has deployed nine vessels in Operation Samudra Setu II to bring oxygen. INS Talwar reached the port of Mangalore with 54 tons of oxygen from Bahrain. Similarly, another vessel INS Airavat has left for Singapore with Singapore carrying 3,600 cylinders, and eight oxygen tanks of 27 tonnes capacity. INS Kolkata has left for India with two 27-ton oxygen tanks from Kuwait.
Air force also ready
The Indian Air Force transported IL-76 transport aircraft from Singapore to India with 352 empty oxygen cylinders. An Air Force aircraft is about to take three empty cryogenic tankers from Bangkok to Panagarh airbase. The Air Force has dispatched four more cryogenic tankers from Bangkok and Belgium and two more aircraft to bring them.
Who did what and gave
- Indigo Airlines has brought 717 oxygen concentrators to India from five countries China, Thailand, Qatar, Hong Kong and Singapore.
- SpiceJet brought 3,100 oxygen concentrators from Beijing to Delhi on Wednesday night.
Infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro has announced the delivery of 22 oxygen generators to various locations in the country.
- Government company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RAINL) has informed about the setting up of a 1000-bed Covid Care Center with its capacity to produce 160 tonnes per day of oxygen.
In view of the Corona crisis, Godrej Properties Company has given three days leave to all its employees.
- IT company Infosys has doubled its corona support amount to 200 crores now. With this amount, new beds and medical equipment will be purchased in hospitals.
- A special aircraft of the German Air Force is scheduled to arrive in Delhi by Thursday with a large oxygen plant. This information was given by the Indian Embassy in New Delhi.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, said that the company will use its resources in a campaign to tackle the Corona crisis in India.
- The European Commission has announced an initial amount of 2.2 million euros (Rs 19.48 crore) for India's corona relief programs.
- Government of India on Wednesday simplified the rules for importing oxygen cylinders and cryogenic tankers.
- The CEOs of America's top 40 companies on Wednesday announced India to provide 1,000 ventilators and 25,000 oxygen concentrators.
The Steel Ministry said that so far it has ensured supply of 4,076 tonnes of oxygen.
- 81 thousand injections of Remadecivir from America reached Mumbai.
- American health company Unidate Group has announced a grant of $ 1 million to India to purchase 2,500 oxygen concentrators.