Together, the people of India will fight COVID-19. https://t.co/7LnemItJ0j
— Narendra Modi
(@narendramodi) April 20, 2021
"The Tata group is importing 24 cryogenic containers to transport liquid oxygen
and help ease the oxygen shortage in the country. #ThisIsTata," the group said on Twitter.
"Given the oxygen crisis, we are putting in all our efforts to support India’s healthcare infrastructure,” it said.
The group said it is "committed to doing as much as possible to strengthen the fight against #Covid19". The import of the cryogenic containers via chartered flights to mitigate the oxygen crisis is one such effort to boost health Infrastructure, it added.
Some major government and private hospitals in Delhi received fresh stock of medical oxygen in the early hours of Wednesday, averting a crisis just in time, media reports said.
"Our private sector has set a exemplary example of innovation and enterprise in developing Covid-19 vaccines. We are lucky to have such a robust pharma sector that smoothly carries out production," said Modi in his Wednesday night speech.
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