Mumbai: Bollywood famous person Salman Khan prolonged assist to the needy after the Central authorities introduced the COVID-induced lockdown in 2020. The ‘Bharat’ actor has now organized oxygen concentrators to assist the COVID-19 sufferers in recovering from the virus. A consignment of 650 oxygen concentrators has reached Mumbai on Wednesday (May 19). They shall be supplied freed from value to the sufferers, who’re battling Coronavirus.
Salman Khan has partnered with three-time MLA Baba Siddique and his son Zeeshan Siddiqui for the initiative.
ABP News was current on the spot the place a tranche of the oxygen concentrators was being taken off from a automobile. Baba Siddique and Zeeshan, whereas completely speaking to us, opened up about how they made preparations with Salman to assist the COVID-19 sufferers.
“We will first deliver these oxygen concentrators to the needy patients in Mumbai. We will also use them in different areas of Maharashtra to provide assistance to the people. If the need arises, we will try to provide the oxygen concentrators to states like Goa, Bihar without charging anything,” Baba Siddique advised ABP News.
He mentioned that the oxygen concentrators have been imported from completely different international locations like Poland, Dubai, the UK.
Salman has shared a helpline quantity (8451869785), which can be utilized to get the oxygen concentrators at no cost.
Congress MLA Zeeshan Siddiqui mentioned “These oxygen concentrators are of different sizes and capacities. The capacity ranges from two litres to 9 litres. They will be supplied according to the needs and demands of COVID patients.”
The father-son duo mentioned that folks should return the oxygen concentrators after use in order that they can be utilized to deal with different sufferers. Zeeshan quipped, “We will sanitize the returned oxygen concentrators before using them again.”
Baba and Zeeshan, whereas thanking Salman Khan’s ‘Being Human Foundation’, mentioned that they haven’t set any goal for the variety of oxygen concentrators. They mentioned, “So far, 650 small and large oxygen concentrators have been imported. Depending on the daily demand, we will decide how many more concentrators to import. We hope that we and Salman are able to serve the people till the time COVID-19 crisis prevails.”
Last yr, Salman deposited Rs 3,000 every to the financial institution accounts of 23,000 each day wage staff in Bollywood. The ‘Radhe’ star introduced that he would switch Rs 1,500 to the financial institution accounts of 25,000 staff. The ‘Sultan’ actor can also be arranging breakfast for the frontline staff in Mumbai since a number of days.