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Start-ups, venture capitalists offer funds to tackle Oxygen scarcity

Amid oxygen shortage and a faltering health system in the country, India is seeing over 300,000 cases daily

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Neha AlawadhiAneesh Phadnis New Delhi/Mumbai
As the situation in India continues to make headlines globally and the oxygen crisis escalates, more and more individuals, start-ups, and venture capitalists are offering help in different ways to people and families.
 
Late Sunday night, e-commerce major Amazon India said it was joining hands with ACT Grants, Temasek Foundation, Pune Platform for Covid-19 Response (PPCR) and other partners to urgently airlift over 8,000 oxygen concentrators and 500 BiPAP machines from Singapore.

“Amazon will bear the cost of airlifting these oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines, procured through multiple funders including ACT Grants and PPCR, from Singapore to India, through Air

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First Published: Apr 25 2021 | 3:20 PM IST

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