Oxygen concentrators were donated to the Government of Sikkim by ACT

Gangtok, June 06: A total number of 93 oxygen concentrators were donated to the Government of Sikkim by ACT which is a non-profit coalition created by the Indian startup ecosystem to fight the pandemic and drive change and Swasth Alliance which is a non-profit alliance of over 150+ healthcare organisations in India.

Mr Karma Bhutia and his wife Mrs Ira Bhutia coordinated the delivery of the aforementioned oxygen concentrators to the state and formally handed over it to the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang who expressed his heartfelt gratitude to them and everyone, including Delhivery(logistics partner) for their effort and the organisation for their kind gesture. He also conveyed his thanks to Mr Prashanth Prakash (Advisor to Hon’ble Chief Minister, Karnataka). The oxygen concentrators are currently at STNM, Sochyagang.

It is to be noted that ACT, Swasth Alliance (a not-for-profit alliance of over 150+ healthcare organizations) and Feeding India (a not-for-profit run by Zomato) are working towards the goal of sourcing and distributing 50,000 oxygen concentrators with Delhivery as the logistic partner. Temasek Foundation (Sourcing and Funding partner), Paytm (Sourcing partner) and several others from the ecosystem as support for the fight against COVID.

(Press Release from CMO).

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