The central government is seen to be taking strict steps regarding oxygen. (Symbolic picture)
The order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs has said that there should not be any obstruction in the inter-state movement of medical oxygen.
In the letter written by the Home Secretary, it has been said that instructions should be given to the departments concerned for uninterrupted inter-state movement of medical oxygen in advance. It has also been said that there should be no restriction on any oxygen manufacturer or supplier that they can give oxygen only to the state where the plant is present.
It has been said in the letter that vehicles with medical oxygen within the cities should be allowed to run without any time restriction. In order to have oxygen supply smoothly across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs has also ordered that oxygen supply for industrial needs cannot be done from today except for 9 categories.