The second wave of the Coronavirus has created a furore in India, and more than 4,000 people are dying daily in the country. About four lakh new cases are also coming up every day.
Sun TV, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) owner, has now donated Rs 30 crore to fight the epidemic.
These funds will be used by the Center, the state and many NGOs.
How will the donated money be spent?
A statement posted on SRH’s Twitter handle stated that Sun TV Networks is donating Rs 30 crore to help people affected by Corona. It was further stated, “These funds will be spent under the schemes running in many states of the country. Funds will be used to support the programs run by the Central and State Governments and the NGOs providing oxygen cylinders.”
Sun TV (SunRisers Hyderabad) is donating Rs.30 crores to provide relief to those affected by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/P6Fez9DuLo
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 10, 2021
CSK donated 450 oxygen concentrators
Last week, another franchise from South India, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), also contributed to the fight against Coronavirus by donating 450 oxygen concentrators to the state government to help the people of Tamil Nadu. Apart from this, the team is constantly running campaigns to wear masks.
In the last 24 hours in India, 3,66,161 new cases of infection with the coronavirus reported, and 3,754 patients died. More than four lakh cases are reported in the country for the last several days.