Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has flagged off Sanjeev’s convoy of vehicles carrying oxygen for COVID-19 patients in Ranchi.
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister at a time when India is fighting for oxygen oxygen in hospitals Hemant Soren ‘Sanjeev’s vehicles’ launched on Tuesday – oxygen trucks to run oxygen trucks to any hospital in the state capital Ranchi in case of any SOS.
Similar vehicles are planned to be deployed in other districts including Dhanbad and Jamshedpur.
Dispatching the vehicles, Soren said the Kovid-19 epidemic had adversely affected the entire country and Jharkhand was no exception.
He said the state government was closely monitoring the situation with the initiative of ‘Sanjeev’s Vehicles’, under which trucks with oxygen centers would run to any hospital in case of emergency.
He said such vehicles would be equipped with a GPS tracking system and would ensure that no hospital faced an oxygen crisis.
The CM said Sanjeev’s vehicles would be in 24X7 operation mode. Oxygen cylinders will always be available in these vehicles.
He said the government is constantly striving to ensure the availability of oxygen and other medical resources for better treatment of infected people.
“Currently, oxygen and ventilators are most needed. With this in mind, patients in Ranchi and Jamshedpur are being provided oxygen-free beds by the Cochid Circuit.”
Meanwhile, steel plants based in Jharkhand are being supplied Medical oxygen Covid-19 in various states amid the crisis.
Domestic giant Tata Steel supplies 800 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) daily from its plants, including Jamshedpur, while the cell in Bokaro delivers oxygen through its hands to states facing acute shortages.
Responding to the national urgency, Tata Steel currently supplies 800 tonnes of LMO a day to various Indian states and hospitals through its manufacturing units in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Kalinganagar (Odisha) and Dhanknal (Odisha), an official said.
Liquid medical oxygen is being supplied to others including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha.
State-run Steel Authority India F India Limited (SAIL) has supplied 6955 tonnes of LMOs to various states since April.
SAIL’s Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) has supplied 4,694.51 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand between April 1 and May 2, an official said. .
Of this, 1,561.53 tonnes were supplied to Uttar Pradesh, followed by 1,000.03 tonnes to Bihar, 860.08 tonnes to Madhya Pradesh and 858.98 tonnes to Jharkhand.
During this period, BSL supplied 111.5 tonnes to Punjab, 4.4 tonnes to West Bengal, 21.75 tonnes to Andhra Pradesh and 1.1.13 tonnes to Maharashtra.
In Jamshedpur, Linde plants in India are also supplying oxygen to various states.
A total of 58 tonnes of LMOs were sent to Delhi from the state’s Linde India plant, the Jharkhand chief minister said recently.