11 May 2021 | News
The oxygen concentrators will be sent to public hospitals, COVID-19 clinics, primary health centres, dedicated COVID-19 hospitals and health centres
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Acharya Devvrat, Governor of Gujarat, plans to deploy a massive grass-root level initiative to combat and manage the current pandemic situation by bringing about a difference through the ‘Corona Sewa Yagna’ initiative. Paytm Foundation has donated 100 oxygen concentrators along with an oxygen-generating plant to the Gujarat governor to help meet the medical oxygen requirement of hospitals to combat the second wave of COVID-19.
Devvrat through ‘Corona Sewa Yagna’ – LIFE initiative, has activated deployment of oxygen concentrators, deploying oxygen concentrator’s at hospitals will also help in reducing dependence on refilling cylinders and their transport. The oxygen concentrators will be sent to public hospitals, COVID-19 clinics, primary health centres, dedicated COVID-19 hospitals and health centres.
Speaking on the ‘Corona Sewa Yagna’, Devvrat said, “In the second phase of the initiative, we have successfully activated deployment of oxygen concentrators to meet the urgent need to treat patients with oxygen therapy."
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO – Paytm, said, "We aim to converge our resources along with the state government's initiatives to save as many lives of the people of Gujarat.”
Amitabh Shah, Founder, Yuva Unstoppable said, “To be able to provide the necessary aid during this pandemic time and enable deployment of medical oxygen concentrators remains crucial to combat the shortage in supply of medical oxygen. We remain wholeheartedly committed to the cause and remain grateful to various corporates who are supporting us in this hour of crisis.”