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BHUBANESWAR: Delhi, which is going through an acute scarcity of medical oxygen, has lifted solely 22.92 MT of it from Odisha within the final 5 days as towards its per-day quota of 70MT, as allotted by the Centre on April 21. Andhra Pradesh has lifted the utmost 644.72 MT liquid medical oxygen from the state within the final 5 days.
The Centre has allotted a lifting quota of 40 MT medical oxygen every day for Delhi from Rourkela Metal Plant (RSP) and 30 MT from Tata Metal at Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district.
Cautious of the acute scarcity of medical oxygen in Delhi, chief minister Naveen Patnaik had on April 22 spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over telephone and prolonged all cooperation together with ramping up oxygen manufacturing to help different states on this emergency. Naveen additionally spoke to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and guaranteed full help in facilitating oxygen help to Delhi. Naveen had additionally directed Odisha Police to arrange devoted inexperienced hall for clean loading and transport of medical oxygen to the needy states.
Official sources mentioned, Delhi lifted 22.92 MT oxygen from RSP on April 22 and didn’t search the state police’s inexperienced hall. “We launched our inexperienced hall on April 22 night time and haven’t obtained any requisition from the oxygen suppliers to escort any tanker to the nationwide capital from Odisha. Delhi took 22.92 MT oxygen from RSP on April 22 on their very own,” a senior police officer mentioned.