Odisha helped save lives by providing oxygen to needy states at critical time of COVID: Patnaik
The COVID-19 pandemic has given Odisha the opportunity to be part of the mission to save precious lives across the country by providing medical oxygen to needy states at a critical time, the minister said on Thursday. Chief Naveen Patnaik.
Odisha, who has excess production of life-saving gas, has helped many states provide medical oxygen at critical times in the second wave of the coronavirus.
“Congratulate all those who have ensured a continuous supply of vital oxygen to states facing shortages,” Patnaik tweeted, posting a link to a NatGeoIndia video, which shows how all forces and departments have come together to fight together against the crisis.
The Eastern State facilitated the supply of oxygen to many states including Delhi, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana when they were out of breath during the dangerous second period of the virus in April-May.
The video posted during the day is titled “Fighting the Crisis Together”. Oxygen Mission ‘. NatGeoIndia said it was partner content for the Office of the Chief Minister (CMO).
“When India was hit by the second wave of COVID-19, Odisha’s government embarked on a massive mission to provide medical oxygen and save lives,” NatGeoIndia posted on social media platforms.
“Despite the challenges, Odisha has taken action to use her industrial base as part of the mission to save precious lives across India,” the marketing director tweeted.
“Fighting crises together,” the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority said, retweeting the CMO’s post.
On June 25, state police tweeted that under their supervision and escort for the past 64 days since April 23, 1,684 tankers carrying around 31,400 tons of medical oxygen had been dispatched from Odisha to 17 States and Union Territories.
Odisha’s government has formed a special cell and green corridors for coordinated action for the loading and transportation of vital gas to deficit states.
It has also set up dedicated green corridors for vehicles carrying oxygen wherever necessary for inter-state coordination and fluidity of movement.
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