Silchar, May 8: Cachar Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli, on Thursday, visited the Oxygen generation plants at Chirukandi of Silchar and took stock of functioning and generation capacities of the plants.
The Deputy Commissioner visited the Shantiram and Assam Oxygen plants and directed the Plant establishment to work in coordinated manner to ensure adequate chain of Medical Oxygen is generated and transported to hospitals to meet any emergent Covid-19 situation. She appealed to the people to maintain social distancing and follow the safety guidelines to keep the virus at bay.
"So far, there is no emergency crisis of oxygen supply. But we are prepared and taking steps should there be any sudden crisis in the coming days," Jalli said.
She was quick to urge people every citizens of the district not to indulge in hoarding of oxygen cylinders in this tough time as it may lead to further worsening of situation. "We have asked for high advance along with full personal details of those coming with individual requirement. It will help us to trace and bring back the cylinders during the exigency" DC mentioned.