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Working on a model similar to a blood bank, this bank will supply portable oxygen machines to Covid patients on a rental basis
Jodhpur: On the initiative of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and efforts of Jodhpur District Collector Indrajit Singh, Breathing Bank was virtualy inauguration in a ceremony chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday.
Working on a model similar to that of a blood bank, this bank will supply portable oxygen machines to Covid patients on a rental basis.
The idea behind this bank was of Nirmal Gehlot, a philanthropist, who asked other social workers to join hands in the drive. Since then, people have been pouring all their help and also donated funds to buy the machines.
This machine will be rented out to needy at Rs 100 daily. Rental will be collected to ensure they return the machine. Oxygen can be given to patients via pipeline.
Chairman State Human Rights Commission GK Vyas, Justice Vinit Kothori, Justice Arun Bhansali, Justice Dinesh Mehta, Gaj Singh of Jodhpur royal family, Prem Bhandari from New York, Shyam Kubhbat from Singapore, Lalit Batra from Australia and Manish Mundhra from Dubai attended the virtual event.