Telangana: Govt sends empty oxygen tankers to Odisha by air to receive Medical oxygen tankers by road
Telangana state government has decided to airlift empty Oxygen tankers to Odisha with the help of Air Force to bring back Medical Oxygen supplies to the state by road.
State Health Minister E Rajender and State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar supervised airlifting of these tankers this morning from Begumpet airport in Hyderabad to Odisha.
This is the first time that any state has taken up such exercise for Oxygen transportation. The state government has chalked out a plan to save three days time in bringing 150 tonnes of Oxygen to the state from Angul, Rurkela Steel Plant.
The Oxygen supplies are expected to reach Hyderabad by 26th or 27th of this month.