BCCI to donate 10-litre 2000 oxygen concentrators

BCCI on Monday took to their official twitter handle and announced to make a donation of 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic

Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday announced that it will donate 10-Litre of 2000 oxygen concentrators. This will help to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCCI further wrote that “Over the next few months, the Board will distribute the concentrators across India with the hope that critical medical aid and care will be provided to the needy patients and this initiative will reduce the havoc unleashed by the pandemic. ”

Notably, India is facing a catastrophic wave of COVID-19. India is recording more than 2 Lakh Cases and around 3.5 thousand deaths per day. Although the cases have come down in the past few days situation is still not good.

BCCI quoted the statement of the President of BCCI, Sourav Ganguly. “The BCCI acknowledges the stellar role the medical and healthcare community has played and continues to play as we fight this long battle against the virus. They have truly been frontline warriors and have done whatever possible to shield us. The Board has always put health and safety at the top of the chart and remains committed to the cause. The oxygen concentrators will provide immediate relief to those affected and will help in their speedy recovery.”

BCCI Further quoted Jay Shah’s statement who is  Honorary Secretary of BCCI. “We stand shoulder to shoulder in this collective fight against the virus. The BCCI understands the desperate need for medical equipment in this hour of crisis and hopes this effort will help in narrowing the demand-supply gap that has generated across the country. We have all gone through a lot but I am confident that we can stay ahead of the curve now that the vaccination drive is underway. I urge everyone eligible to get vaccinated.”

Mr. Arun Singh, who is Honorary Treasurer of BCCI said ” “In times of crisis, the cricketing community has always come forward to lend support. It is heartening to see everyone coming together and doing their bit. The BCCI remains steadfast in its efforts towards social responsibility and will always be working closely with central and state governments to help them in their efforts to curb the spread of the virus. We believe these oxygen concentrators will boost healthcare infrastructure and be vital in providing critical oxygen when levels deplete rapidly,” BCCI quoted him saying.

 

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