After flak for denying deaths due to lack of oxygen, Centre now writes to states seeking info

The development comes a week after the Centre had informed the Parliament that no states had specifically reported any deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave.

published on : 27th July 2021

Centre writes to States, seeks data on deaths due to oxygen shortage during second wave: Sources

According to government sources, this data is likely to be presented in the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament.

published on : 27th July 2021

Oxygen cylinder bottling plant to be launched at Yelankha's Rail Wheel Factory

The total project cost is around Rs 75 lakh including compressor, pipelines, testing equipment and other items

published on : 26th July 2021

Centre working to set up 2 O2 manufacturing units in each dist, says DRDO

The DRDO chairman was on a two-day visit to Krishna district to examine the ongoing works of Missile Testing Launch Facility coming up at  Gullalamoda in Nagayalanka mandal. 

published on : 26th July 2021

Andhra government's decision burden on small, medium hospitals: Indian Medical Association

The IMA argued that oxygen requirement is more only during the pandemic and the oxygen plants to be set up by spending crores of rupees in hospitals will have no demand once the pandemic is over.

published on : 25th July 2021

Indian Railways to deliver 200 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to Bangladesh on July 25

This will be the first time that the life-saving gas is destined for delievery outside the country.

published on : 24th July 2021

'Zero Oxygen deaths' report given to HC was preliminary, made in a day: Delhi minister Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had said there have been many deaths due to oxygen shortage in Delhi and other places across the country during the second wave of Covid.

published on : 24th July 2021

No deaths due to oxygen shortage in TN after DMK took over: Ma Subramanian

When asked about O Panneerselvam’s comment on Thursday that Chief Minister MK Stalin had written to the Prime Minister on May 7,

published on : 24th July 2021

Covid: No deaths in Maharashtra due to oxygen shortage, says Health Minister Rajesh Tope

'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states,' Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Claim of 'no deaths due to lack of oxygen' very unfortunate and sad: BSP chief Mayawati

She added that such statements were creating a distrust among people of the government's ability to tackle any future wave.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Oxygen requirement in Telangana rose drastically in May

The initial requirement of oxygen in April was 4,362 metric tonnes, which doubled with 8,986 metric tonnes getting supplied in May.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Kin of Covid victims claim governments are ‘lying’ about oxygen shortage

Eight families who had lost their members at the facility on April 23 and 24 had moved the court alleging the death of their relatives was due to oxygen shortage.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Centre scuttled efforts to probe O2 deaths: AAP government

According to the AAP government, the Centre dismissed its proposal to form an inquiry committee to look into the deaths that allegedly occurred due to lack of medical oxygen.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Now, TN minister also says no one died of oxygen shortage in state

Speaking to reporters, he said, “Not one life was lost due to a  shortage of oxygen in our State.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Customs pays no heed to govt orders: Oxygen concentrators stuck in Kochi airport for 10 days

The Chamber said two days were missed due to lockdown on Saturday and Sunday, and the bill of entry was generated only on Monday (July 12).

published on : 22nd July 2021
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