Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai & Amazon pitch in to help India fight Covid-19

Google India's Country Head and VP, Sanjay Gupta, wrote in a blog post that the company is announcing Rs 135 crore ($18 million) in funding for India

Satya Nadella

The architect of Microsoft’s transformation from PC operating systems to cloud computing, Nadella has already overseen some big deals.

BS Reporter New Delhi
As India continues to battle a deadly second wave of Coronavirus (Covid-19) technology majors Google, Microsoft and Amazon have pledged support through various initiatives that will help with te ongoing oxygen and medical equipment shortage  and requirements in the country. 

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft in a tweet said: “I am heartbroken by the current situation in India. I’m grateful the US government is mobilizing to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources, and technology to aid relief efforts, and support the purchase of critical oxygen concentration devices.”

Meanwhile, Sundar Pichai, CEO, Alphabet, tweeted: “Devastated to see the worsening Covid crisis in India. Google & Googlers are providing Rs 135 Crore in funding to @GiveIndia, @UNICEF for medical supplies, orgs supporting

First Published: Apr 26 2021 | 12:53 PM IST

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