Odisha dispatches 90 tankers carrying 1675.781 MT LMO to needy states

Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 April 2021 (23:07 IST)
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has so far rushed 90 tankers carrying 1675.781 MT medical oxygen to the needy states.

Odisha Police sources here today said tankers have been escorted from Rourkela, Jajpur, and districts and more are leaving today.
 
According to Police headquarter sources while 30 tankers with 644.72 MT of oxygen were sent to Andhra Pradesh, 19 tankers with 324.079 MT of oxygen were sent to Telengana.
 
Tamilnadu received 01 tanker filled with 15.98 MT of medical oxygen. got 08 tankers filled with 187.512 MT of oxygen.
 
As many as 6 tankers with 112.06 MT of oxygen were dispatched to Maharashtra, 61.44 MT of oxygen filled in 4 tankers have left for Chhattisgarh.
 
Seven tankers carrying around 114.17 MT of oxygen were sent to Uttar Pradesh in last five days.
 
On the request of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik a Special Cell was formed under Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Y K Jethwa as the Nodal Officer for coordinated action for loading an,d transportation of medical oxygen by Odisha to the states facing deficit.
 
A Dedicated Corridor has been set 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 Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Tamilnadu and other needy states. (UNI)