Ludhiana: Oxygen helpline numbers launched

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 22

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Rakesh Agrawal today reviewed the oxygen supply situation in the district through a virtual meeting with all the major hospitals of Ludhiana.

Varinder Kumar directed oxygen suppliers to ensure that oxygen for Covid patient remained their topmost priority and there should not be any pilferage of oxygen towards industrial activities in the wake of the unprecedented crisis.

Amit Bambi, PCS, and J Elanchezian, JCP, Headquarters, have been made nodal officers to ensure smooth oxygen supply to the hospitals as well as to home isolated Covid patients in Ludhiana.

Commissioner of Police Rakesh Agrawal, who is recuperating from Covid, attended the meeting from home. He also launched the oxygen helpline numbers 7837018500 and 0161-2421091. These numbers will remain operational 24 hours and will be working from the Police Control Room, Ludhiana.

“Anyone who is facing any difficulty in getting oxygen cylinders in Ludhiana for Covid patients can dial these helpline numbers and oxygen cylinders will be made available to them on payment basis,” added the CP . “We will also provide green corridors to oxygen-carrying vehicles in Ludhiana so that they promptly reach their destination,” said the CP.

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