Ministry of Power takes steps to ensure 24×7 power supply to 73 major oxygen plants

The power ministry is monitoring the supply to 73 major identified oxygen plants across the country, out of which 13 oxygen plants supply oxygen to the Delhi-NCR region. The ministry has said it is taking proactive measures amid the second wave of coronavirus.

The power supplies to all such plants is reviewed every day at the level of the secretary, ministry of power, along with the concerned energy secretaries of the states, CMD, POSOCO on a case by case basis. All issues related to 24×7 power supply to oxygen plants are discussed in real-time and interventions are planned and executed immediately by the state discoms aided by POSOCO and Central Electricity Authority.

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