Sunday, September 19, 2021

Rajnath Singh holds review meeting to assess Defence Ministry’s efforts to deal with prevailing COVID-19 situation

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting today to assess Defence Ministry’s efforts to deal with the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country. Mr. Singh took stock of the operations of the Indian Air Force which has undertaken several sorties to reduce the transportation time of Oxygen and other critical supplies in the country.

Meanwhile, one C-17 aircraft has reached Changi Airport in Singapore today to bring 4 cryogenic oxyen tanks which will be offloaded today evening at Panagarh airbase in West Bengal. These containers of cryogenic oxygen tanks will help boost the oxygen supply in the country. Union Home Ministry is coordinating lifting of high capacity tankers from abroad by Indian Air Force aircraft for movement of Medical Oxgen. Another C-17 aircraft carrier brought back oxygen container trucks from Pune to Jamnagar to reduce the travel time and ensure timely supply of medical oxygen.

Air lift of empty cryogenic oxygen containers from different parts of the country is currently underway.

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