As Coronavirus cases are tipping around 400,000 per day with a high death toll in India, Scramble for oxygen ensued in various parts of the country with media outlets posting screaming headlines and gut-wrenching videos and pictures on social media, a number of social organizations and the band of such actionists have swung into action in their own way to help patients and their harried relatives.
Likewise, A volunteer group of doctors, entrepreneurs, activists, and working professionals – have partnered with Swasti (https://swasti.org/) to procure, deliver and distribute 150 high-flow oxygen concentrators to those in need.
“They are looking to raise an ambitious target of 1 crore rupees ( USD 135,000) and have 5 more days to go. They have reached 50% of their targets and need all the support to steer this noble cause towards a conclusion. Please contribute and share ahead. The team and sources are verified, I have known Srinivasan Narayan who is an integral part of the team leading this effort– https://lnkd.in/e9Ji4SX”…. ….., Ronnie Screwvala (founder of UTV) and AISEC (UNESCO endorsed student organization) says.
Those engaged in the initiative say: “We all know the situation in India is very grim. There is a real urgency for critical life support with an immediate demand of 300k oxygen concentrators from various NGOs & hospitals across the country.
We are a group of well-connected professionals from elite institutes and corporates who are trying to save as many lives as quickly as possible. Our funding motto is Oxygen for all for which we are partnering with the Swasth alliance and ACT India.
Whilst we have received some amazing support from the likes of Ronnie Screwvala (founder of UTV) and AISEC (UNESCO endorsed student organization). We have a long way to go. and you too can chip in…”.And You can make a difference.https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-oxygen-concentrators-for-covid-patients.
“We were also featured in Effective altruism as one of the top 3 charities to donate to. https://forum.effectivealtruism.org/posts/R8yr7HqEda4ionyuc/three-charitable-recommendations-for-covid-19-in-india)”, they say.
Ronnie Screwvala’s endorsement: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ronnie-screwvala-83133994_oxygen-for-all-a-fundraising-call-for-oxygen-activity-6795684363175550976-BbWU.For more information or CSR programs contact Akshat Gupta (+447747168997)
Informatively, Ronnie Screwvala says:upGgrad was founded in early 2015 by me, Mayank Kumar, Phalgun Kompalli, and Ravijot Chugh, with the aim of providing formal education online. In a short span of 4 years, upGgrad onboarded over 18K paid learners and impacted more than 363K individuals globally, making it India’s largest online higher education company, basis gross revenue generated from the Indian market.
upGrad provides programs in the areas of Data Science, Technology, and Management to college students, working professionals, and enterprises. These programs are designed and delivered in collaboration with top-notch universities like IIT Madras, IIIT-B, BITS Pilani, MICA, Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education, and others.
To further enhance the learning experience, a comprehensive ecosystem has been built which includes one-on-one mentoring, peer-to-peer learning, industry networking, and most importantly an expert career guidance, in order to provide learners holistic support to elevate their careers to the next level.
For more information or CSR programs contact Akshat Gupta (+447747168997)
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