Chandigarh, April 22
The Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala on Thursday equipped 1,210 kg liquid oxygen to a hospital in Amritsar in view of its growing demand for remedy of COVID-19 sufferers, officers mentioned right here.
The RCF, a coach manufacturing unit of the Railways, despatched the liquid oxygen to the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar by way of a fuel provide agency, its public relation officer mentioned.
He mentioned the transfer can have some influence on the RCF’s coach manufacturing, however it is going to assist in coping with emergency wants of COVID-19 sufferers.
The RCF has a three-kilolitre liquid oxygen storage tank. The oxygen is utilized in making argomix fuel, which in flip is used for welding stainless-steel parts, the official mentioned.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had on Wednesday written to the Centre, searching for uninterrupted oxygen supplies.
He had sought a each day allocation of 120 metric tonne for the state. PTI