Vijayawada/Hyderabad, 23rd May 2021: In its stint to save precious lives across the country amid a life-threatening pandemic caused by a coronavirus, Naveen Jindal Led Jindal Steel and Power Limited is continuously supplying oxygen to various southern and western states of India since April 21.
Till 22nd of May 2021, In Total JSPL has supplied more than 2400 Metric tons of Liquid medical oxygen to hospitals located in various states through its 6 MTPA Angul steel plant in Odisha. As per the states allocated by the Government of India, as of date JSPL has supplied 600 MT & 510 MT of liquid medical oxygen to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh respectively through Cryogenic Tankers via Road & Railways. The company has a capacity of producing 120 MT of liquid oxygen per day at its Angul plant in Odisha and it is committed to contributing more to both the states allocated by the Government of India under the Oxygen supply Pool. The company can contribute 30-50 MT LMO per day to both states if cryogenic tankers are available on time.
Speaking on this development JSPL’s MD Mr V R Sharma said, “We are ready to contribute more to the states where oxygen is needed for saving precious lives. We are ready to supply the last drop of oxygen because we at JSPL believe in the Nation First Policy. We are willing to compromise our production in order to save precious lives. I am confident that we have been successful in saving thousands of lives across various states, especially in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. I am thankful to both the state governments which are tirelessly working for the well being of common people
battling with the deadly virus.”
JSPL is an industrial powerhouse with a dominant presence in the steel, power, mining, and infrastructure sectors. Having an investment of USD 11 billion across the globe, the company is continuously scaling its capacity utilization and efficiencies to capture opportunities for building a self-reliant India