#CHENNAI By modifying the Productivity Incentive Program (PLI) to encourage the manufacture of COVID-19-related items, the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) has required the stocking of 47 critical items.
“With 60% higher cases expected in Wave 3, it is important not only to block oxygen supplies but also for all critical COVID medical supplies,” said Rajiv Nath, forum coordinator, AIMED.
AIMED also wrote to
According to him, it is urgent to constitute a stock of 25 to 30% of the annual national demand and to store it in the four geographical zones. The stock is expected to be used annually for domestic consumption needs by XCntral and public health care procurement and replenished annually, said Nath, who is also the managing director of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices. IANS
#NEWDELHI Congress Secretary General Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday launched a direct attack on the central government over the country’s oxygen crisis, saying the government had increased oxygen exports by 700% by 2020.
Attacking the government in a Facebook post, Gandhi said: “The
It also did not invest in the early importation of excess oxygen. »IANS