The main state-run Khulna general hospital is one of four in the city treating coronavirus patients and has 400 beds but demand far outstrips supply.
ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel (AMNS) India on Sunday delivered 5,020 medical grade oxygen cylinders and 2,000 units of flow metres to Odisha.
During interrogation, the accused disclosed their involvement in 11 such cases, the police said, adding that they have been sent to judicial custody.
While our technology was so far focused on producing liquid oxygen, overseas technology providers have helped us implement processes to capture gaseous oxygen as well, the company said.
The matter came to notice after a resident of Greater Kailash-1 in south Delhi filed a complaint alleging she was duped by a man who introduced himself as Pankaj.
Faced with acute shortage of oxygen cylinders, the government had approached industrial houses to support the State in arranging the cylinders from foreign countries.
Last month, Saudi Arabia shipped 80 tonnes of liquid oxygen to India and now three more containers with 60 tonnes of oxygen and another 100 containers to ferry them.
The 750 cylinders will be distributed to hospitals in Salem, Coimbatore, Erode, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Vellore, Krishnagiri and Tirupur districts.
Though the hospital had an adequate number of oxygen cylinders, it was facing a shortage of oxygen flow meters. Enter Shyam Kumar.
Central Crime Branch sleuths on Thursday arrested two cab drivers on charges of selling oxygen cylinders in black.
The SoP has been issued in pursuance of the directions of the Delhi High Court.
Chief Minister M K Stalin on Wednesday flagged off imported oxygen cylinders and regulators to 18 district hospitals from the Secretariat.
The cargo was loaded on the naval vessel at Shuwaikh Port and it sailed out from Kuwait on May 15.
The Delhi government has capped the charge of transportation of oxygen cylinders, an official order said on Tuesday.
The chief minister thanked the Ministry of External Affairs and the Indian Embassy in Beijing for the assistance in importing the oxygen cylinders.