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Covid-19 crisis: Startups step up efforts to assist in oxygen delivery

From crowdfunding to buy Oxygen concentrators to flying charters for bringing equipment and other essential supplies, startups do their bit

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Workers refill cylinders with medical oxygen for supply for Covid-19 patients, amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Photo: PTI

Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
As the country grapples with an oxygen crisis amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, startups in India have stepped up to help in procurement efforts.
 
On Saturday, logistics startup Delhivery's co-founder Sahil Barua said in a LinkedIn post: "We're flying charters into India with oxygen concentrators and other essential supplies and can build more capacity on demand. If you need help with logistics or wish to collaborate with us on this please reach out to Vikas Kapoor or to me immediately (ceo@delhivery.com)."
 
Shailendra Singh, managing director at Sequoia Capital, tweeted earlier in the day asking for

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First Published: Apr 24 2021 | 10:08 PM IST

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