Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been providing medical oxygen to needy States with a total of 516 tankers/containers carrying 9465.596 MT medical oxygen being dispatched under escort/supervision of Odisha Police so far to 11 deficit states in the country.
During the last 18 days, as many as 51 tankers were dispatched from Angul with 852.642MT, 132 from Dhenkanal with 2091.5 MT, 123 from Jajpur with 2543.192 MT and 210 from Rourkela with 3978.262 MT.
A total of 156 tankers with 3106.784 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Andhra Pradesh, and 133 tankers with 2268.209 MT of oxygen to Telangana. Tamilnadu has received 10 tankers filled with 202.04 MT of medical oxygen.
Similarly, Haryana has received 76 tankers filled with 1385.422 MT of oxygen. 22 tankers with 388.68 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Maharashtra, while 20 tankers filled with 305.541 MT of oxygen have been dispatched to Chhattisgarh.
As many as 37 tankers have carried around 696.3 MT of oxygen to Uttar Pradesh and 45 nos of tankers with 785.87 MT of oxygen have been sent to Madhya Pradesh till date. 13 tankers with 237.24 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Delhi, 2 tankers with 58.22 MT sent to Punjab and 2 tankers with 31.29 MT sent to Bihar in last 18 days.
A special cell was formed under ADG (L&O) Y K Jethwa is coordinating loading and transportation of medical oxygen.
A dedicated corridor has been set up with round-the-clock monitoring. District SsP/DCsP and Range DIG/IG/CP are supervising the movement personally within their jurisdictions.Odisha Police is committed to ensure that there is no delay in loading and transporting so as to promptly serve thousands of needy patients in UP, MP, Haryana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Delhi, Bihar, and other needy states.