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Indian Americans in U.S. Congress, tech organize joined hands to give aid for India amid 2nd wave

Other News Materials 29 April 2021 12:10 (UTC +04:00)
Indian Americans in U.S. Congress, tech organize joined hands to give aid for India amid 2nd wave

A the help is coming from different parts of the world for India, Some U.S. lawmakers and wealthy technology executives have joined forces as India grapples with a severe spike in coronavirus infections.

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, Democratic vice chair of the Congressional Caucus on India, told Reuters that Indian-American billionaire and Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, and other Indian-American tech executives at Google, IBM and Microsoft are working closely with the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on India.

The group is trying to match Indian hospitals and other facilities with supplies of oxygen and other urgently needed medical equipment, and pushing the White House to do more for India, the world’s largest democracy, as a surge in infections overwhelms hospitals.

On Twitter, Khosla offered to fund the bulk import of oxygen and other supplies to India. Khanna said Khosla has offered to underwrite the initiative.

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