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Government limits oxygen supply to industry, diverts it for medical use to battle Covid

IndiaTimes Sunday, 18 April 2021
Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan wrote to states on Sunday saying other sectors should consider measures such as importing oxygen or setting up their own air separator units to meet requirements. He said the move was necessitated as the DPIIT suggested that demand for medical oxygen had surged to almost 60% of the daily oxygen production and was expected to rise further.
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