UP CM Yogi Adityanath orders setting up of 10 oxygen plants, says no shortage of drugs
Amid reports of shortages of oxygen cylinder and black marketing of medicines like Remdesivir, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday instructed officials to set up 10 oxygen plants in the state. He has also directed the Health Minister and Additional Chief Secretary (Health) to identify locations to set up such plants and start the construction work immediately.
Ahead of the Sunday curfew, the CM directed officials to ensure the availability of oxygen for the next 36 hours in all hospitals of the state. The CM also instructed DG (Medical Education) to provide oxygen cylinders to the institutions where there are no ICU beds due to lack of oxygen.