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INS Shakti reached Sri Lanka with 100 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen

Indian naval ship (INS) Shakti reached Sri Lanka on August 22, 2021 carrying 100 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) in a bid to help the island nation in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights INS Shakti was deployed for the delivery of oxygen in response to a personal request for urgent supply of LMO by ..

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Delhi approves Medical Oxygen Production Promotion Policy

Delhi Cabinet has approved its policy to promote medical oxygen production and provide incentives to private sector to invest in production plants, tankers and storage facilities for medical oxygen. Highlights Medical Oxygen Production Policy provides several incentives to private sector in order to set up oxygen production plants, invest in Oxygen tankers and set up ..

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PROJECT O2 for INDIA

Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to Government has initiated ”Project O2 for India” with the aim of ensuring supply of critical raw materials like zeolites, Manufacturing of compressors and setting up of small oxygen plants. Background This project was initiated in aftermath of second wave of COVID-19 which witnessed an increase in demand for medical ..

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US Global Task Force on COVID-19

The External Affairs Minister of India recently held a discussion with the US Global Task Force on Pandemic Response. He discussed about the priorities of India in vaccines, pharmaceuticals and oxygen. The Global Task Force on Pandemic earlier announced that it is closely working with US-India Strategic Partnership Forum and US-India Business Council to make ..

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Maharashtra Mission Oxygen

The State Government of Maharashtra has recently launched the “Maharashtra Mission Oxygen”. Under the mission, the daily production of the state is to be increased to 3,000 tonnes. The State Government has allocated Rs 200 crores to the mission. It will provide special incentives to the private players who are willing to being oxygen generation ..

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