Cuttack, April 23: Odisha Police has formed a dedicated corridor for prompt and unhindered movement of medical oxygen for service of thousands of needy patients without any delay.
Police said that as many as 15 tankers containing more than 250 tonnes of medical oxygen from Rourkela, Jajpur and Angul district in Odisha have been despatched to Visakhapatnam (A.P), Hyderabad (Telangana), Indore (M.P), Pune, Mumbai and Nagpur (Maharashtra).
Based on the directive of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a Special Cell was formed under Y K Jethwa, ADG (L&O) as the Nodal Officer for coordinated action for loading and transportation of medical oxygen by Odisha to States facing deficit.
“We are committed towards smooth and prompt movement of medical oxygen to needy states. Two tankers from Angul to Visakhapatnam, 2 tankers from Jajpur to Ghaziabad and Visakhapatnam will leave soon,” said a police official.