Friday, June 18, 2021

Medical Oxygen manufacturers in the state asked to increase production

Amid growing nationwide concerns of shortage of Medical Oxygen for COVID patients, Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Saturday asked Oxygen manufacturers in the state to ramp up production, while directing the concerned government departments to ensure 24X7 power availability and adequate supply of empty cylinders to ensure uninterrupted and seamless manufacturing.

At a Video Conference (VC) with the state’s Oxygen manufacturers working closely with the government to save lives, Vini assured of full support from the government to address their concerns, including availability of cylinders and timely issuance of licenses for medical oxygen production, along with continuous power supply. There should be no shortage of medical oxygen supplies at this critical juncture, when cases in the state are increasing at an accelerated pace, she said.

Representatives of the oxygen manufacturing units assured the state government of their support and cooperation to fight the pandemic and save precious lives, an official spokesperson said after the  VC meeting, which was also attended by Principal Secretary Industry & Commerce Alok Shekhar, Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare Hussan Lal and Principal Secretary Medical Education and Research D.K. Tiwari.

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Appreciating the industrialists for coming forward with their support during these testing times, Vini lauded the efforts of the Textile Industry in transforming the state into a PPE kits (personal protection equipment) manufacturing hub to help the government protect medical staff as well as other frontline warriors engaged in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. She expressed the hope that oxygen manufactures would follow suit and similarly rise to the occasion now.

Representatives of the industry who joined the VC are Vardhman special steels, Ludhiana, Hi-tech Industries, Mohali, Friends Cryogenics, Amritsar, Shakti Air Products, Amritsar, , Bala JiGases, Bhucho Mandi, Bathinda, Jay Ess Industrial Gases Pvt. Ltd, Bathinda, JK Enterprise Jalandhar Road, Village-Nasrala, Hoshiarpur, Chandigarh Gases CMG, Bathinda, B.S. Medical Gases Romana Ajit Singh, Bathinda, OJS Medical Gases, Pathankot, Harpreet Cryogenics Pvt. Ltd, VPO Tibba, Ludhiana, Weltech Industry, Giaspura Ludhiana, M/s Deepak Gases Pvt. Ltd., Mandi Gobindgarh, M/s Ajay Gases Pvt. Ltd., Mandi Gobindgarh, M/s Inox Air Products Pvt. Ltd, Mandi Gobindgarh, M/s Hi-Tech Gas, Mandi Gobindgarh, M/s B.N. Enterprises, Mandi Gobindgarh, M/s K C Enterprises, Mandi Gobindgarh, Shakti Cryogenies, Jalandhar, Jalan Gases and allied industrial Pvt. Ltd., Rajpura, Ajay Gases Pvt. Ltd., Mandi Gobindgarh and Indian Air Products, Janusingha (Jalandhar) .

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