IIT-B and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited have partnered together to address the dearth of medical-grade oxygen.
The Supreme Court has praised the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai for its plans focused on optimal usage of oxygen, amid the country's LMO crisis. Additionally, the apex judicial authority also lauded the efforts of the Maharashtra government which established 13 oxygen plants in a very short time. While the country struggles to meet its skyrocketing oxygen demands, a number of projects have been rolled out in Maharashtra, in this regard.
SC asks Delhi government to get in touch with MCGM officials
Reportedly, MCGM successfully sailed through a significantly high caseload, similar to that being observed in Delhi currently, despite a controlled supply of oxygen. Making a note of this, a bench of justices at the Supreme Court has asked the Delhi government, if it can deploy a similar system for sound and effective management of oxygen resources amid the present shortage. Further, the COVID ward rooms set up by BMC are also attracting attention from municipal bodies across the country for regulated care and treatment of home-isolated patients.
IIT-Bombay flooded with umpteen calls for its oxygen production project!
In view of the observed shortage of oxygen amidst the COVID crisis, IIT-Bombay has initiated plans for transforming nitrogen generation plants into oxygen manufacturing units. After the top-notch technical institute in the country, held illustrations for its latest scheme, the innovators received more than a thousand queries regarding the details of the project, reportedly. Apart from hospitals throughout the country, the institution has also garnered calls from industry specialists and policymakers.
Reportedly, IIT-B and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited have partnered together to address the dearth of medical-grade oxygen in the country, required by COVID patients. Given the fact that nitrogen generation plants are available across the country, the inventive project shall aid in increasing oxygen supplies. As per reports, a senior professor at the campus held the demonstration using a model nitrogen plant.