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Delhi govt think-tank gets 2,300 oxygen concentrators via donations

The Dialogue and Development Commission has been coordinating with donors wanting to support the Delhi government's COVID-19 response amid the second wave of the pandemic

twitter-logoPTI | May 22, 2021 | Updated 09:01 IST
Delhi govt think-tank gets 2,300 oxygen concentrators via donations

Tech-based solutions and contributions of several individuals saw Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC), a think-tank of the Delhi government, deliver over 2,300 oxygen concentrators to several government hospitals here, a statement said.

The Dialogue and Development Commission has been coordinating with donors wanting to support the Delhi government's COVID-19 response amid the second wave of the pandemic, it said.

"Following the appeal of Hon'ble CM Arvind Kejriwal to all sections of the society to come forward and support Delhi government's efforts to fight coronavirus, several donors have come forward to give critical medical supplies to Delhi government hospitals," Jasmine Shah, vice-chairperson of DDC, said in the statement

".. DDC has already delivered 2300 oxygen concentrators of 5 LPM and 10 LPM capacity funded by donors to Delhi govt hospitals. We will continue the coordination to help Delhi tide over this wave and also in the future," Ms Shah added.

"Another 1,700 oxygen concentrators and 100 ventilators are in the process of being supplied. We will continue the coordination to help Delhi tide over this wave and also in the future," the statement said.

Also read: IGST on import of oxygen concentrators unconstitutional: Delhi High Court

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