(Our Bureau, May 1) Indian American technocrats are making funding available to strengthen India’s fight against the second wave of Covid-19.
- Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is offering monetary support to hospitals for importing oxygen and other supplies. He’s also exhorted public hospitals and NGOs that are in need to get in touch with him.
- Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the search giant and its employees are providing ₹135 crore in funding to Give India and UNICEF. Funds will be directed towards medical supplies, organisations supporting high-risk communities, and grants to help spread critical information.
- A “heartbroken” Satya Nadella tweeted that Microsoft will continue to use its “voice, medical supplies, orgs supporting high-risk communities, and grants to help spread critical information.”