New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently chairing a high-level meeting to review the availability and augmentation of medical Oxygen across the country with all stakeholders.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Friday hold a high-level meeting on medical oxygen availability in hospitals of the country, to better prepare ahead of the COVID-19 third wave predicted by doctors, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed his wish to join hands with the Centre to take steps to tackle the third COVID-19 wave, amid a bitter tussle between the city government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the oxygen crisis.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has raised questions about the existence of a Supreme Court panel report which has reportedly claimed the oxygen requirement in the peak of COVID-19 in the national capital was manipulated.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government had exaggerated the oxygen requirement by four times at the peak of COVID-19 crisis, a Supreme Court panel said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amidst widespread shortage and a growing prices of medical oxygen in Kolkata, a citizen-led non-profit initiative by Prameya Foundation, known as ‘Oxyzone,’ has stepped forward to ensure availability of free oxygen to patients gasping for air.
Delhi/IBNS: Delhi's oxygen crisis is finally over as Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that the demand for the life-saving gas has dipped and the Centre can supply to other states where shortage prevails.
New Delhi/IBNS:Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a high-level meeting on Wednesday that the supply of oxygen in the country is over three times compared to the level at the peak of the first wave of coronavirus.
Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr. K Sudhakar on Tuesday urged the Centre to allow utilisation of locally-produced oxygen to overcome the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tirupati/IBNS: Eleven Covid-19 patients have died in the ICU ward of a government hospital in Tirupati allegedly after the oxygen supply to these patients was disrupted for some time, reported media.
As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic rages in India, Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India have partnered to provide eight oxygen generation plants to the North Eastern Region (NER) in India.
Srinagar: As hundreds of home quarantine patients require electricity to keep the oxygen concentrators running, the Kashmir Power Development Corporation (KPDC) has enhanced supply to ensure uninterrupted power at this time of crisis.
Srinagar: J&K Home department Saturday deployed three Police officers for securing oxygen supplies allocated to J&K from the designated locations in Haryana, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Saturday constituted a twelve-member National Task Force (NTF) to streamline the scientific allocation of Liquid Medical Oxygen across the country to deal with the shortage of life-saving gas amid virulent second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the national capital received only 487 MT of oxygen gas on Friday, much less than the Supreme Court's direction of supplying 700 MT daily.