Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday reviewed the efforts of various units of the ministry, which are supporting the war against the second wave of Corona virus infection in India.
New Delhi. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh On Saturday reviewed the efforts of various units of the ministry that are supporting the war against the second wave of Corona virus infection in India. Singh held a review meeting through video conference, which included Chief of Defense Chief General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Narwane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Defense and Research Development Organization President G. Satish Reddy and other officials. All the three wings of the Army as well as other units of the Ministry of Defense are also supporting various States and Union Territories to deal with the fast growing cases of Kovid-19.
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Defense Minister’s Office tweeted, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh is reviewing efforts to deal with the situation arising out of Kovid-19 in the country. In order to ensure rapid transport of medical oxygen being used in the treatment of Kovid-19 patients, the Air Force started carrying empty oxygen tankers and containers to various filling stations in the country from Friday. Apart from this, the Air Force is also carrying medicines as well as necessary equipment for Kovid hospitals in different parts of the country.
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An Air Force C-17 transport aircraft arrived at Changi Airport in Singapore on Saturday to pick up high-capacity containers. Singh’s office tweeted, Air Force aircraft are carrying oxygen and other important items in a short time. A C-17 has reached Changi Airport in Singapore today. These containers of cryogenic oxygen will help increase oxygen supply in the country. The second wave of corona virus infection is underway in India. Due to increase in cases of Kovid-19, there has been a severe shortage of medical oxygen in hospitals in various states.
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