No one allowed to horde, misuse oxygen cylinders, Deputy Commissioner
Barnala: In order to meet the growing demand of oxygen cylinders within the ongoing Covid pandemic, Deputy Commissioner Barnala Tej Partap Singh Phoolka has recalled 125 Oxygen cylinders that were being put to non-medical makes use of within the district.
Performing the arduous process, SDM Barnala Varjeet Walia mentioned that Deputy Commissioner had handed an order that oxygen cylinders can’t be used for non-medical functions to improve the variety of cylinders at its disposal for medical functions through the covid pandemic.
SDM Varjeet Walia mentioned that since Barnala doesn’t have its personal oxygen manufacturing plant in the intervening time, the district administration was sending its vehicles with empty oxygen cylinders to Mandi Gobindgarh for refilling. “The total means of refilling takes upto 20 hours earlier than we obtain one lot of stuffed cylinders again. The day by day consumption has risen four-fold within the final two weeks,” he mentioned.
The paucity and urgent emergency made it important to pool all obtainable oxygen cylinders to meet the growing necessities. Thence, led by SDM Varjeet Walia, the groups have began recovering cylinders from restore retailers, manufacturing items and others.
Walia added that consumption of oxygen cylinders in Barnala District has risen from 50 to 200 cylinders per day over the past 14 days.
SDM Varjeet Walia and DSP Lakhvir Tiwana had fashioned two groups of Tehsildar and SHO every to get better all oxygen cylinders which were put to non-medical use available in the market in violation of the orders.