Uddhav Thackeray Thanks CM Naveen For Medical Oxygen Supply To Maharashtra

Bhubaneswar: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has thanked his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik for the supply of medical oxygen to the western state for treatment of COVID-19 patients.

The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), in its Twitter post, said:-

Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had also praised Patnaik and thanked him for supplying medical oxygen required for the critical COVID-19 patients in the national capital.

Earlier today, the Odisha CM also spoke to PM Narendra Modi over the phone and discussed the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Patnaik stated that “it is a war-like situation & Odisha will extend all cooperation at the national level including ramping up oxygen production to assist other states in this emergency.”

According to sources,  Delhi will get 70 MT liquid medical oxygen (LMO) from Odisha. While Rourkela Steel Plant will provide 40 MT oxygen per day to Delhi, Tatas Kalinga Nagar steel plant will give 30 MT/day to Delhi. In Odisha, AIIMS Bhubaneswar and IGH Rourkela, have their own medical oxygen plants.

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