200 ventilators ‘gave’ by Trump to cost India $2.6 million: Report

200 ventilators ‘gave’ by Trump to cost India $2.6 million: Report


  • Post By : Kumar Jeetendra

  • Source: Moneycontrol

  • Date: 18 May,2020

The assessed cost of every versatile ventilator “gave” by the United States to India is about Rs 10 lakh. The US will carrier 200 such portable ventilators, According to a report by the Hindustan Times.

An administration official told the paper that the transfer will show up by May-end or most recent by early June.

“Every one of these portable ventilators is evaluated to cost $13,000 (Rs 9.6 lakh at current trade rates) without representing the transportation costs. Taking all things together, the ventilators will cost about $2.6 million (or Rs 19.2 crore) in addition to cargo charges,” the authority was cited as saying.

Moneycontrol couldn’t autonomously check the report.

Underlining the nearby association between the two nations, President Donald Trump, on May 16, reported that the United States would give ventilators to India.

“I am glad to report that the United States will give ventilators to our companions in India. We remain with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We’re likewise collaborating on antibody advancement. Together we will beat the undetectable adversary!” Trump included a tweet.

PM Modi reacted on Twitter by saying: “Thank you @POTUS @realDonaldTrump. This pandemic is being battled all things considered by us all. In such occasions, it’s consistently significant for countries to cooperate and do however much as could be expected to make our reality more advantageous and free from COVID-19. More capacity to India – US fellowship!”.

In April, at Trump’s solicitation, India permitted the fare of 50 million hydroxychloroquine tablets to treat COVID-19 patients in the US, the nation most noticeably awful hit by the pandemic.

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