OXYGEN FOR INDIA
We in India are facing the biggest humanitarian crisis till date.
On May 5th, India recorded over 412,784 new Covid 19 cases, the highest in the world. In the past seven days alone the country has recorded over 2.5 million cases. We have accounted a death toll of more than 200,000 lives, and the daily death count is over 3000.
The most urgent requirement right now is OXYGEN.
GiveIndia, is an integrated online donation platform that is working with Municipal Corporations, State Health Ministry, hospitals, doctors, and over 2000 NGOs, across the country that have been evaluated for transparency and credibility.
The unprecedented requirement of medical oxygen is deepening the cracks in the healthcare system and needs immediate action.
We urge you to donate towards the cause . Every bit counts and your contribution, can help saving someone’s life.
Give India X Gaurav Gupta is on their mission to help fight the deadly second wave of the pandemic by:
- By setting up oxygen generation plants in hospitals/COVID facility compounds in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Patna. A 5,000-litre capacity plant costs ₹6cr and can support 650 people per day.
- By providing oxygen concentrators which use oxygen from the air and convert it to medical grade oxygen. A patient in need of a concentrator needs to be on it for 5-7 days. One oxygen concentrator costs ₹55,000.
- By providing oxygen cylinders that help a person in need of oxygen support for 5-7 days. The B-type (1,500L) oxygen cylinder costs ₹15,000 while the D-type (6,000L) costs ₹25,000.
- By refilling oxygen cylinders, as manufacture is restricted to certain states and transporting oxygen cylinders from one state to another requires specific vehicles which are not very widely available in the given situation. Refilling A B-type cylinder costs ₹800/refill and D-type costs ₹2,500/refill.
Providing life-saving equipment:
- By providing Bipaps which are also known as non-invasive ventilation. One Bipap costs approximately ₹60,000.
- By providing ventilators which are priced at ₹5 lakh per item