The central government is seen to be taking strict steps regarding oxygen. (Symbolic picture)
The order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) states that there should not be any obstruction in the interstate movement of medical oxygen.
In the letter written by the Home Secretary, it has been said that instructions should be given to the departments concerned for uninterrupted inter-state movement of medical oxygen in advance. There should be no restriction on any oxygen manufacturer or supplier that they can give oxygen only to the state where the plant is present.
Oxygen supply vehicles move uninterrupted within cities
It has been said in the letter that vehicles with medical oxygen within the cities should be allowed to run without any time restriction.Supreme Court asked for National Plan
Amidst growing cases of Corona virus in the country, the Supreme Court took automatic cognizance of the current status of Kovid-19. After the hearing, the court sent a notice to the central government. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court today that the country is in dire need of oxygen. The Supreme Court took automatic cognizance of the issue of oxygen supply and essential medicines. CJI SA Bobde said that the court will hear the matter tomorrow.