Jun 09, 2021 01:23 PM IST
From June 1 onwards, the government had temporarily permitted the resumption of oxygen supply for industrial use by key manufacturing sectors, pursuant to certain fixed limits. On June 8, the DPIIT further relaxed those targets allowing more oxygen for industrial use.
- Jun 03, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Karnataka government reportedly said that JSW Steel's oxygen supply constitutes 70 percent of oxygen from plants in the state and oxygen shortfall is impacting COVID patients.
- May 28, 2021 03:43 PM IST
- May 24, 2021 04:07 PM IST
This plant is touted to have enough capacity to produce 150 litres of oxygen per minute. This can serve up to 20-30 beds at a time, as per a statement.
- May 23, 2021 04:28 PM IST
Two more oxygen concentrators are to be brought into India via IAF C-17 from Bordeaux to Hindan.
- May 22, 2021 06:57 PM IST
The government will also give a refund on gross SGST, stamp duty, electricity duty and unit subsidy of power cost for five years, interest subsidy for MSME units with a fixed capital investment of up to Rs 50 crore.
- May 19, 2021 12:25 PM IST
There are currently 1,925 non-ICU oxygen beds and about 908 ICU beds, including ventilators at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, AIIMS, Bhopal, AIIMS, Jodhpur, AIIMS, Patna, AIIMS, Raipur, AIIMS Rishikesh, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, AIIMS, Nagpur, AIIMS, Raebareli, AIIMS, Bathinda, AIIMS, Bibinagar and AIIMS, Gorakhpur.
- May 18, 2021 02:35 PM IST
“This massive capacity enhancement in Railway Hospitals would usher in better infrastructure to handle medical emergencies,” it added.
- May 17, 2021 07:07 PM IST
The national carrier has transported 10,000 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen on its 'Oxygen Express' trains.
- May 17, 2021 07:51 AM IST
India has been receiving international donations and aid of COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment since April 27 from different countries and organisations to augment its efforts to combat the pandemic outbreak.
- May 16, 2021 06:38 PM IST
Both public and private sector steel plants have ramped up daily production capacities, including through diverting liquid nitrogen and argon production capacity towards production of additional quantities of LMO, Dharmendra Pradhan said.
- May 13, 2021 12:44 PM IST
He thanked the Centre and the Delhi High Court for coming to the aid of the people of Delhi while they were in distress due to a surge in the number of coronavirus cases.
- May 13, 2021 11:44 AM IST
The Supreme Court had on April 27 allowed the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, which was shut down in May 2018 over pollution concerns, to reopen to produce oxygen.
- May 13, 2021 11:15 AM IST
The Sterlite copper smelter plant was given approval by the then AIADMK government on April 26 at an all-party meeting to produce medical oxygen at its facility for a period of four months at the facility in Tuticorin about 600 kms from here.
- May 12, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The ministry is monitoring the power supply to 73 major identified oxygen plants across the country out of which 13 plants supply oxygen to NCR, it said in a statement.
- May 10, 2021 01:58 PM IST
Since a significantly large number of COVID patients require oxygen support in the second wave than during the first wave, and there is a severe shortage of oxygen and complaints against the Centre’s allocation policy, the Supreme Court has set up a 12-member task force to streamline the allocation.
- May 10, 2021 01:31 PM IST
Over 3 lakh Remdesivir vials, also received as part of the global aid, has been dispatched to states and UTs in their fight against COVID-19
- May 10, 2021 10:08 AM IST
State-run Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has been appointed the nodal agency for monitoring supply to 73 major oxygen plants
- May 10, 2021 08:38 AM IST
The irony is that the skill for such a plan not only exists in India, but has already been working with the government in another sphere and is now using that model to deliver oxygen
- May 08, 2021 07:29 PM IST
This decision has been made keeping in view of the current unprecedented demand for medical oxygen in the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it said.
- May 08, 2021 05:38 PM IST
The move comes amid a grave oxygen crisis currently unfolding in the country.
- May 08, 2021 12:00 PM IST
In a series of tweets, Indian oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan also welcomed offers by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar to supply containers for the next six months and for an assurance of a steady commercial supply of LMO to India.
- May 07, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Before the second wave of COVID-19, India had 1,200 cryogenic tankers. It now has 1,600 tankers and requires at least 300 more. The cost of one tanker will be around Rs 35-Rs 40 lakh, excluding the chassis cost.
- May 07, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Speaking exclusively to News18 America’s top public health expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, has advised a complete lockdown in India. Dr Fauci argues that a short-term lockdown is necessary to break the ‘chain of transmission’. India has been avoiding lockdowns due to its economy. But Dr Fauci believes that a timely lockdown would help the economy recover in the long run.