Bhubaneswar: A total of 1,498 tankers or containers carrying 27686.309 MTs medical oxygen have been dispatched under the escort and supervision of the Odisha police so far from Rourkela, Jajpur, and Dhenkanal and Angul districts of Odisha to 16 deficit States and union territories in the country. More are leaving on Monday.
During last 46 days, as many as 125 tankers were dispatched from Angul with 2036.562 MT, 336from Dhenkanal with 5574.19 MT, 299 from Jajpur with 6103.53MT and 738 from Rourkela with 13972.027 MT.
A total of 445 tankers with 8720.427 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Andhra Pradesh, and 381 tankers with 6757.149 MT of oxygen to Telangana. Tamil Nadu has received 207 tankers with 3751.058 MT of medical oxygen. Similarly, Haryana has received 182 tankers filled with 3331.793 MT of oxygen. 41 tankers with 660.051 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Maharashtra, while 667.231 MT of oxygen filled in 41 tankers have been dispatched to Chhattisgarh. As many as 67 tankers have carried around 1297.662 MT of oxygen to Uttar Pradesh and 67 tankers with 1182.6 MT of oxygen have been sent to Madhya Pradesh till date. Besides, 22 tankers with 410.24 MT of oxygen have been sent so far to Delhi, four tankers with 107.89 MT sent to Punjab,12 tankers with 235.19 MT sent to Karnataka, three tankers with 66.14 MT sent to Bihar.