MEDICAL OXYGEN

Covid centre Kochi

Mega make-shift COVID centre set up at Kochi Refinery premises

A 100-bed make-shift COVID treatment centre opened today at BPCL’s Kochi Refinery operated school, adjacent to its premises, in Ambalamugal, Kerala. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, will provide free Oxygen, power and water to the Centre. The oxygen will be supplied …

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IAF

Indian Air Force airlifts 900 oxygen cylinders from Britain

Indian Air Force on Monday airlifted the first batch of 900 oxygen cylinders offered by the British Oxygen Company. The British Oxygen Company has offered 5000 oxygen cylinders to India to help the country in its fight against rapidly spreading second wave of the COVID-19.  The United kingdom on Sunday had announced that it will …

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oxygen concentrators

Government reduces IGST on import of oxygen concentrators for personal use to 12 percent

Amid the acute shortage of medical oxygen in several parts of the country due to surge in COVID cases, the Finance Ministry on Saturday reduced the Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) rate on the import of the oxygen concentrators for personal use from 28 percent to 12 percent. This rate will be applicable till …

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dr randeep guleria

Oxygen saturation range 92-94 is normal says AIIMS Director Dr Guleria

AIIMS Delhi Director Dr. Randeep Guleria today in a press conference asserted that judicious use of oxygen is important to tackle the second wave of COVID-19. He said, we have to reduce the number of cases and use hospital resources optimally. The judicious use of oxygen is very important. Right now, there is a panic, …

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iifco

IFFCO order to set up 3rd oxygen plant in Uttar Pradesh

Indian Farmers Fertilizers Corporation on Sunday gave the order to set up its third oxygen plant in Uttar Pradesh, at Prayagraj  and will commence operation from May 30th and will supply for free of cost to hospitals in the state. The capacity of the oxygen plant in Prayagraj Phulphur unit  will be 130 cubic meters …

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oxygen concentrators

India to import over 10,000 oxygen concentrators

With India suffering a major crisis of oxygen supply amid the ranging COVID-19 pandemic, the central government has decided to import oxygen concentrators from abroad. As per government sources, an order of ten thousand oxygen concentrators has been placed and oxygen concentrators import will start from next week from United States America (USA). Operating air …

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iifco

IFFCO gives order for its 2nd Oxygen plant in Bareilly

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited, IFFCO has given order for its 2nd Oxygen plant in Aonla, Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh to fulfil the demand of medical grade oxygen in the country. The company said it will give free Oxygen to hospitals in the nation’s service. The Medical Oxygen plant with a capacity of 130 Cubic …

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SAIL

SAIL initiates urgent procurement process aimed at doubling ventilators

The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has initiated an urgent procurement process aimed at doubling ventilators to at least 100 for treatment of critically ill COVID-19 patients at its super specialty hospital (SSH) in Rourkela. Meanwhile, around 6,164 new COVID-19 cases, 2009 recoveries and seven deaths were reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. …

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Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN third phase trial begins

NPPA decides to cap price of ex- factory price of Liquid Medical Oxygen

National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority, NPPA has decided to cap the ex- factory price of Liquid Medical Oxygen at manufacturers end at 15 rupees 22 paise per cubic meter exclusive of GST. The present situation of COVID-19 has resulted in increased demand of Medical Oxygen in the country. NPPA said, due to absence of price cap …

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