The situation is critical as the number of corona patient’s is increasing in Maharashtra. Due to shortage of oxygen in hospitals and from oxygen manufacturing units, the government has decided immediate supply of Oxygen from Bhilai. About 26 tankers will arrive in Kolhapur railway goods yard by Oxygen Express by this evening.
Oxygen tankers have been arranged to be unloaded at Kolhapur. A 15 meter long and strong ramp has been constructed to prevent any untoward incident while unloading the tanker. From the last two days, the work has been going on at war level through two JCBs, cranes and workers under the supervision of two senior engineers, supervisors from the Miraj construction department of the railways.