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UP Tells Manufacturers To Supply All Oxygen To Medical Facilities, Bans It For Industrial Use
Lucknow, April 15 (TNA) Following the huge demand of oxygen at medical facilities across Uttar Pradesh, owing to the surge in COVID cases, the state government has banned the supply of oxygen from manufacturing units for industrial use.
In an order by the commissioner, food and drug administration, it has been communicated to all manufacturers that owing to the increased load of oxygen demand, all manufacturers/refillers of medical oxygen were being directed to divert all the supply to medical facilities, under public interest.
They have been also warned against hoarding or inflating the price and told that regular review and monitoring of the same will be done regularly. The order has been given till further notice.