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Dhaka, Jul 22 : In line with Prime minister Narendra Modi's "Neighbour first" policy to defeat Corona, about 160 metric tons of liquid medical oxygen arrived in Bangladesh Thursday on an emergency basis through India's Integrated Check Post (ICP) Petrapole. This oxygen comes in 11 tankers and its has been imported by three companies in Bangladesh called Linde, Spectra and Pure Oxygen. Considering the critical situation of liquid oxygen in hospitals in Bangladesh, ICP Petrapole officials arranged a green corridor for the export of medical oxygen.
Hyderabad, May 27 (UNI) To assist local state governments in the fight against Coronavirus, Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL), which is helping several states, is establishing more than 3000-beds facilities in government hospitals in Tamil Nadu alone. Besides vital equipment, the engineering major established these beds in hospitals that have oxygen facilities and will serve the medical staff of the state government.
Lucknow, May 27 (UNI) After a successful roll-out in Delhi and Bangalore,Hindustan Unilever Limited has now rolled out Mission HO2PE in Lucknow. As part of Mission HO2PE, HUL has partnered with KVN Foundation and Portea Medical, India’s largest home healthcare company to make oxygen concentrators available free of cost to COVID-19 patients promptly and efficiently.
Union Minister of state for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur has said that oxygen has been made available in all parts of the country as per the demand on a war footing. While addressing a virtual meeting with the party activists on Sunday night, he said that in order to win and save lives during the second wave of Corona pandemic, the need for medical oxygen was felt throughout the country, which has been provided on a war footing.
Srinagar, May 22 (UNI) The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday has warned against the irrational use of steroids in Covid-19 patients as this could trigger deadly black fungal infection. “Indiscriminate use of steroids can trigger deadly black fungal infection, called mucormycosis which has reached to epidemic proportions in several states of the country,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement Saturday afternoon.
Chandigarh, May 21 (UNI) The Markfed has proved equal to the task of adequate ensuring oxygen supplies to Punjab through 'Oxygen Express' from Bokaro and Hazira in the wake of spurt in Covid-19 cases and shortage of oxygen. Stating this here on Friday, Cooperation and Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the state government had assigned the task of ferrying oxygen to Markfed which proved its capabilities by organising arrangements of Oxygen in short period of two days. ''Liasioning and coordination with Railway/CONCOR across different divisions (Northern/Western/Eastern) was a challenge besides completion of all statuary compliances and taking services of handlers on board in a short period but Markfed rose to the occasion like a true warrior'',
Chandigarh, May 20 (UNI) In its battle against Covid-19, Haryaya has almost overcome the problem of oxygen supplies by ensuring timely delivery of oxygen cylinders at the doorstep of the home of isolated patients. The entire administrative machinery, under the constant vigil of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, has been on its toes to ensure that oxygen was available adequately enough to meet the needs of patients in hospital and home, alike. As of today a provision of 13,949 oxygen beds has been made in the state besides the provision of 5,350 ventilators/ICU beds.
Srinagar, May 20 (UNI) The Army on Thursday assisted the civil administration in restoring an oxygen generation plant that was defunct from last five years in the summer capital, Srinagar. Defence Ministry spokesperson Lt Col Emron Musavi said that the Oxygen plant of Enn Dee Gases, which is located at Rangreth on city outskirts was lying out of action for last five years. 'It has the capacity of filling 700 cylinders of oxygen per day. It was vital to make this plant serviceable to increase the oxygen production capacity in the valley,' he said.
Lucknow, May 17 (UNI) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is making every effort to increase the supply of oxygen in the state. Following the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, now the departments of Excise and Sugar Industry and Sugarcane Development Departments are going to install oxygen generators in hospitals to save the Corona patients in the state.
Phillaur, May 17 (UNI) Member of Parliament Santokh Singh Chaudhary welcomed the first Oxygen Express to reach Punjab at Phillaur railway station here on Monday. He was accompanied by Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori.