Nagpur billionaire spends Rs 85 lakh to provide oxygen to Covid hospitals
Self-made billionaire Pyare Khan from Nagpur, Maharashtra has spent Rs 85 lakh to ensure 400 metric tonnes of medical liquid oxygen reaches government hospitals in and around Nagpur at a time when the whole country is reeling under a shortage of oxygen and a surge in Covid-19 infections….
Pyare Khan’s initiative includes 116 oxygen concentrators, which he aims to donate to AIIMS, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and Indira Gandhi Government Medical College & Hospital (IGCMCH) in Nagpur.
Pyare Khan paid three times more to hire two cryogenic gas tankers from Bengaluru. As the demand for oxygen soared amid the increasing death rate in Nagpur, Pyare Khan paid Rs 14 lakh more than the market price for the tankers….