In view of unprecedented rise in Covid-19 Cases in India, Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft and Sundar Pichai, CEO Google have come forward to support India’s Fight against Coronavirus.
In a tweet, Heartbroken Satya Nadella said his company will continue to use its resources and technology for relief efforts and support buying oxygen devices. He tweeted ,“I am heartbroken by the current situation in India. I’m grateful the U.S. government is mobilizing to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources, and technology to aid relief efforts, and support the purchase of critical oxygen concentration devices”.
I am heartbroken by the current situation in India. I’m grateful the U.S. government is mobilizing to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources, and technology to aid relief efforts, and support the purchase of critical oxygen concentration devices.
— Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) April 26, 2021
Whereas Sundar Pichai announced in a tweet that Google will be providing Rs 135 crore in funding to the non-profit Give India and UNESCO to aid India’s fight against the deadly infection. Meanwhile, Nadella tweeted that he was “heartbroken” by India’s Covid-19 situation.
Devastated to see the worsening Covid crisis in India. Google & Googlers are providing Rs 135 Crore in funding to @GiveIndia, @UNICEF for medical supplies, orgs supporting high-risk communities, and grants to help spread critical information.https://t.co/OHJ79iEzZH
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) April 26, 2021
To help battle this Covid-19 Crisis Situation, Countries like the United States and Britain have stepped forward to aid critical supplies to India.
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have assured urgently sending necessary medical life-saving supplies and equipment to India.
“Just as India sent assistance to the United States as our hospitals were strained early in the pandemic, we are determined to help India in its time of need,” Joe Biden tweeted.
India has seen a surge in Covid-19 cases across India. And, Heartbreaking SOS messages on social media platforms paint grim pictures as families of patients knock gates for help.
The country reported a staggering 3.52 lakh new infections in the past 24 hours with over 2,800 deaths.