Google announces ₹113 crore grant towards India’s covid relief efforts

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New Delhi: Tech giant Google has announced 113 crore grant towards covid-19 relief efforts in India, including setting up oxygen generation plantsand improving healthcare infrastructure in rural areas.

The grant comes from Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, and will help in the procurement and installation of approximately 80 oxygen generation plants in rural healthcare locations. It includes a grant of 90 crore to GiveIndia and 18.5 crore to PATH, two non-profit organizations based in India.

“We’re now broadening our COVID-19 support to help strengthen India’s healthcare infrastructure and workforce — especially in rural areas,” said Sanjay Gupta, Country Head and Vice President, Google India. “Google.org’s grant to set up 80 oxygen generation plants (OGPs) will strengthen our healthcare system across many parts of India. GiveIndia in collaboration with PATH will procure and install these OGPs in…

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