By: Charmi Shah
Veteran Actor Amitabh Bachchan has yet again set an superb example of his generosity by ordering 50 oxygen concentrators from a Polish company. He was able to get these through an Indian consul in Wroclaw. He wrote that he had received an urgent call from various places in need of Oxygen Concentrators. A Polish company that was making them came forward and provided details of the company. On Thursday, he wrote on his blog about how he came across the name and details of a Polish company that was making oxygen concentrators and immediately placed an order for 50 of them. He wrote that he had ordered 50 oxygen machines from a Polish company. He got these through an Indian consul in the country. “The general call from the places that were in need of help had been for the urgent need of Oxygen Concentrators. These are and were difficult to procure and when I was not getting any immediate source to acquire them my friend and the Indian Consul in Wroclaw stepped forward…came out with the name and details of a Polish Company that was making them…I immediately placed an order for 50 Oxygen Concentrators…” Amitabh wrote on his blog.
He further wrote,“So I have bought 50 concentrators and they shall be shipped out on the 15th of May. My gratitude that I have mentioned above is to all , in getting LOT Polish Airlines , that is delivering the equipment, to waive the freight charges as a gesture of helping us in our hour of need…in a few days I shall be buying another 50 hopefully of the 10 litre ones and donate them to a Hospital with proper medical care.”
Big B has been doing his best to help people affected by Covid-19. Big B has also donated Rs 2 crore to a care center for Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid patients at the Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi. Recently. In addition, the megastar also ordered 20 ventilators, 10 of which have been delivered to the hospitals. He wrote, “The BMC the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation when I said I wished to donate something for the cause, told me to not give money, but to get them Ventilators…I had ordered 20 ventilators, 10 of which have arrived to day and I am happy that I was able to deliver them to the BMC and a few Municipal Hospitals in Mumbai today. The balance 10 should be in by the 25th and they shall also be distributed to some more Hospitals in need of them .”