New Delhi, April 23: Amid reports of shortage of oxygen in the hospitals during the second wave of Covid across the country, India will be importing oxygen generation plants and containers from Germany to cater the shortage.
Government sources said that 23 mobile oxygen generation plants are being air lifted from Germany. These will be deployed in static hospitals and provide adequate oxygen to the needy.
Further, sources said that India is procuring a large number of oxygen containers for adequate supply of oxygen in Delhi and other states.
IANS was first to report that India is deliberating on import of oxygen containers and equipment from friendly nations to meet the crisis the country is facing after the second wave of Covid-19 hit severely.
The government planned to assign Indian Air Force to airlift in oxygen containers and equipment from friendly nations. - IANS