Sunday, September 19, 2021

Centre imports 20 cryogenic tankers, allocates them to states to address shortage of oxygen tankers

The Centre has imported 20 cryogenic tankers of 10 MT and 20 MT capacity and allocated them to states to address shortage of oxygen tankers in the country.  These cryogenic ISO containers have been imported to augment the transportation of oxygen. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in consultation with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade  have mapped the allocation to suppliers of Madhya Pradesh,  Uttar Pradesh,  Rajasthan,  Delhi,  and Gujarat.

India received the first shipment of medical aid from Britain today.  The External Affairs Ministry said the shipment includes 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators. Foreign nations including the US,  France,  Germany, Israel and the EU have promised aid to India in light of massive surge in COVID cases throughout the country. The countries have said they will provide oxygen,  diagnostic tests, ventilators and protective gear

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