Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the country’s steel and oil companies are currently supplying 6,650 metric tons of oxygen every day.
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that by producing and supplying 6,650 metric tons of the daily allocation of 10,000 metric tons of oxygen in the country, the country’s steel plants and oil refineries Kovid- She is playing an important role in the ongoing fight against 19.
New Delhi. Every day 6,650 metric tons of oxygen is being sent from the country’s oil refineries and steel plants to hospitals and health centers for treatment of Kovid-19 patients across the country. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the country’s steel and petroleum industry is making every effort to counter the second wave of Covid-19 Pandemic. He said that public and private sector steel plants have increased their daily production capacity. Plants have used liquid nitrogen and ergon production capacity to produce additional amounts of liquid medical oxygen (LMO). Steel-oil companies supply 6,650 MT of oxygen per day Union Minister Pradhan said that by producing and supplying 6,650 MT of daily allocation of 10,000 MT of oxygen in the country, the country’s steel factories and oil refineries are playing an important role in the ongoing fight against Kovid-19. The Steel Manufacturers’ Sale (SAIL), RINL, Tata Steel Ltd (Tata Steel), AMNS India, JSPL have increased the oxygen supply from 538 tonnes to 4,473 MT on 1 April 2021. . read this also- Government electricity companies set up Kovid centers in more than 200 places, know what facilities will be availableMore than 10,000 corona beds made for the treatment of corona patients Dharmendra Pradhan further said that petroleum and steel companies are also arranging for beds with oxygen facilities temporarily in the country. He has arranged more than 10,000 such beds across the country. SAIL, RINL, MOIL, JSPL and Tata Steel have built more than 8,500 oxygen beds at various locations across the country. AMNS India has started a 250-bed Kovid Care Hospital near its Hazira plant. This will later be increased to 1,000 beds. Indian Oil Corporation has started supplying 15 tonnes of gas every day to the 500-bed Kovid Care facility near the refinery in Panipat. read this also- Good news for farmers! Health insurance of 1 lakh rupees will also be available on buying Mahindra tractor
Indian companies have also tied up with many foreign companies for supply The Union Minister informed that CPCL Chennai and HMEL Bathinda Refinery are in the process of supplying gas to 200 and 100 bed hospitals in their respective areas. Similarly, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGS), a public sector oil company, is buying one lakh oxygen concentrators. At the same time, Indian Oil Corporation has contracted for 207 ISO tankers. Pradhan said that the public sector petroleum companies are entering into agreements with oil companies of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Singapore, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar to supply 13,740 tonnes of liquid oxygen.