Global Task Force created to help India by CEOs of 40 US companies battle against Covid-19.
When India is in the utmost need of assistance, rising cases are breaking all records, CEO'S of about 40 top American Companies came forward to create a Global Task Force mobilising resources to India.
United initiative of the US - India Business Council of the US chambers of Commerce and US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum and Business Roundtable, during the meeting task force announced to provide 20,000 oxygen concentrators to India in the upcoming weeks - said CEO of Deloitte Punit Rejen.
Global Task Force On Pandemic Response: Mobilising for India, will provide under Us Public-Private Partnership medical supplies, vaccines and other life- saving assistance.
The conversation showed how India and the United States can grasp the capabilities and proficiency of the US private sector towards solutions for India's Covid-19 crisis, said Blinken in a tweet.
"Several American Companies have come together over the weekend. we are focused on doing our very best to help in any way that we possibly can. As the prime minister said, we were very confident, our spirit was up after successfully tackling the wave, but this storm has shaken the nation. It is up to us to help in any way possible, Renjen said in response to s question.
As India is in much need of Oxygen right now, therefore they have decided to provide 20,000 oxygen concentrators in the next few weeks
Adding on, the first 1000 will arrive in the middle of this week and by May 5, they expect 11,000 more oxygen concentrators to arrive in India.
The second issue is to look for Oxygen cylinders having 10 litres and 45-litre capacity along with monitoring kits- Renjen stated.
He was very pleased with fact that several companies came together in this tough time, Welcoming the call between PM Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden and the decision
of the US to send supplies to India, the CEO recapitulated that the two countries are natural Allies.
It is a tragic situation, especially for those who lost their loved ones. My heart goes out to them, we are going to do our part, Renjen said.