The United States has confirmed that within the next 48 hours it will transport raw materials, oxygen concentrators, ventilators, PPE kits, etc. to India to manufacture the Kovid-19 vaccines. Likewise, an Air India plane arrived in New Delhi from New York on Monday with a cargo of 328 oxygen concentrators.
Federal Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted that all efforts are being made to strengthen the country in fighting the epidemic. Under this, 328 Philips oxygen concentrators arrived at New Delhi airport via an Air India plane from JFK airport.
Earlier, US National Security Adviser JK Sullivan said this over the course of 45 minutes of discussion with his counterpart in India, Ajit Duvall. This relief is important in the critical situation caused by the epidemic in India.
The White House issued a statement stating that the way India sent relief materials to the United States in the early times of the pandemic, the United States will now invest its resources and supplies to assist India. The United States identified all the raw materials that India would need. It will be made available to India immediately.
At the same time, oxygen and the equipment attached to it are also immediately provided. The two also talked about the Quadruple Vaccine initiative under which 100 million vaccines will be manufactured in India. 2022 has been set for this.
On the other hand, Ajit Duvall has also spoken to his counterparts in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Efforts are being made to purchase supplies of oxygen tankers and other equipment through them. Both countries have assured India’s assistance. The Minister of Foreign Affairs S. Jaishankar with several countries import special carriers required to transport drugs, oxygen and oxygen.
Harris Biden said – India helped us, and now we will support it
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have assured India of providing all support, including life-saving medical supplies and equipment to help India overcome the Corona crisis. “Just as India sent aid to America during the crisis, we are equally determined to help India in this time of need,” Biden said. He is watching developments in India in Delaware.
Meanwhile, Kamla Harris tweeted that we are working closely with the Government of India to obtain additional assistance and supplies. On the other hand, US Defense Secretary Austin Lloyd directed the Pentagon to provide the necessary assistance to India. He is with India in this hour of crisis and is currently evaluating which tools can help India.
Seva International will send 400 cylinders of oxygen
In the United States, the Indian community is also involved in supplying India with oxygen and other essential commodities. The American Indian non-profit organization “Seva International USA” has set a goal of raising $ 5 million, of which $ 1.5 million has already been raised within two days.
The organization said it will send an initial shipment of 400 oxygen concentrators as well as other emergency medical equipment and supplies to India. WHO spokeswoman Gita Desai said the organization provides food and medicine to about 10,000 families in India and 1,000 orphans and the elderly.