Sonu Sood and producer Anand Pandit are doing their utmost to help people amid the coronavirus pandemic. They have continued their efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis. Read of for more details.
Sonu Sood to set up 18 oxygen plants across various states, says ‘people shouldn’t die of basic necessity’
Sonu Sood has been trying to help out as many people as possible amid the Covid-19 pandemic with his altruistic works. From delivering oxygen cylinders at your doorsteps to helping the needy get proper medical attention to now setting up oxygen plants altogether – Sonu has been doing it all. Sonu is all set to set up as many as 18 oxygen plants across various states of India in association with Crypto Relief. He is starting this noble deed from Kurnool and Nellore, Andhra Pradesh & Mangalore, Karnataka and is going to soon set up the other oxygen plants across states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and many others. These 18 oxygen plants will cater to almost 5,500 beds.
Talking about the same Sonu said, “In the last few months we have seen that the biggest problem that we all have faced is oxygen and the unavailability of it. My team and I thought about what we should do to eradicate this oxygen problem from its roots. So, we decided that we should set up entire oxygen plants in as many places as possible. These oxygen plants would be installed mostly in hospitals where the poor people are given free treatment. With these oxygen plants being installed our aim is to ensure that not a single person in the country should die of the unavailability of a basic necessity like oxygen. Let’s all come together and give a hand to the needy in these striving times.”
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) June 9, 2021
Talking about the impending 3rd wave, Sonu said, “This will solve the problem of oxygen forever. We now have 750 odd oxygen concentrators which we are giving out, and they’re all for domestic usage. But the oxygen plants will keep giving oxygen for years to come. There wouldn’t be a shortage of oxygen in these areas ever again. Why wait for a 3rd or a 4th wave or even a pandemic. These villages will get a complete flow of oxygen forever. ” Sonu assures that these plants will get installed and start functioning within the next month.
After COVID centres in Mumbai, veteran producer Anand Pandit all set to start a vaccination centre
Anand Pandit will also sponsor a vaccination drive to help all workers associated with IFTDA. The one silver lining in these times of helplessness has been individuals who have become samaritans going all out to save and help in healing people. One such man wearing an invisible cloak is a veteran producer and real estate magnate Anand Pandit. He believes in using all his resources to actively help anyone in need. During the pandemic-induced lockdown in 2020, he not only took care of the daily wagers working on his building and film projects but also provided medical kits and funded medical check-ups for those who could not afford it. He also gave around 250 apartments to the BMC (The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) to accommodate over 1000 patients. During the second wave too, he has been acutely aware of the employment struggles and financial travails of those who depend on the film industry and the real estate sector for sustenance. In order to help these workers with at least basic health care during the pandemic, he is hoping to start a vaccination centre in collaboration with a leading hospital.
He says, "We are well past the ideation stage and yes, hopefully, soon we will have a designated venue in Mumbai where daily wage workers from the film industry and construction and real estate sector will be able to access critical vaccination support. I am also sponsoring a vaccination drive to help all workers associated with IFTDA (Indian Film & Television Directors' Association)." Pandit and his team are also trying to get clearances to import the vaccines directly so that more and more people can be vaccinated at the centre with minimum stress. He was also in news recently for collaborating with Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn to open COVID relief centres, complete with beds and oxygen support in the Dadar and Juhu areas of Mumbai. Says Pandit, "We should not just be talking about the crisis we are facing but doing all we can to help. I plan to start private medical camps as well because the health infrastructure is so overstretched. Everything we do will impact how soon we can emerge from this challenging phase."