AP scales up efforts to procure medical oxygen to meet demand
Andhra Pradesh has scaled up its efforts to procure sufficient medical oxygen to meet the requirement in the state for the treatment of COVD-19 patients.
A train carrying two cryogenic containers with 20 Metric Tonnes of liquid oxygen each will be reaching Krishnapatnam in Nellore District of the State from Durgapur Steel plant in West Bengal by 4 pm today.
Another train with 60 Metric Tonnes will start from Durgapur this evening and will come to Nellore in 24 hours. These two trains will be run in opposite directions to ensure the assured supply of 60 Metric Tonnes per day to Rayalaseema region and Nellore district.
Chairman, State Covid Task Force Committee in Andhra Pradesh M.T.Krishna Babu said, another train carrying 6 ISO containers with 110 Metric Tonnes of liquid medical oxygen from Reliance Industries at Jamnagar in Gujarat will be reaching AP Concor Railway Station at Guntur tonight.