The government on Friday said it has taken several steps to ensure uninterrupted supply of oxygen to hospitals. These steps were taken by the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO), which is an arm of the Commerce and Industry Ministry.It has taken various measures to ensure uninterrupted supply of oxygen to hospitals and also to address the problems faced by petroleum, explosives, fireworks, and industrial gas companies due to nationwide lockdown for containment of COVID-19 pandemic.”Instructions have been issued by PESO headquarter to all its offices to ensure grant of licences for storage and transport of medical oxygen urgently,” the ministry said in a statement.Close An advisory has been issued by PESO on March 25 to Principal Secretaries (Home) of all states, requesting them to allow uninterrupted transportation and manufacturing of medical oxygen and nitrous oxide. related news Coronavirus pandemic | DMart stores struggle to operate after drop in staff attendance: Report Coronavirus pandemic | Jamie Murray warns that rescheduling Wimbledon would be no easy task COVID-19: Getting emails with exciting offers on groceries? Here’s why you shouldn’t open it “Validity of licences for transportation of oxygen and other gases which will expire on 31/03/2020, has been extended up to… Read full this story
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