In a statement, Krishna Babu said the center had allocated three more ISO containers to be handed over in Durgapur on Saturday afternoon
Two cryogenic containers with 20 tons of liquid oxygen each started from the Durgapur steelworks.
“The train carrying them will arrive at Krishnapatnam in Nellore District at 4pm on Saturday May 15,” said MT Krishna Babu, chairman of the State COVID Task Force Committee, here on Friday.
In a statement, Krishna Babu said the center had allocated three more ISO containers to be handed over in Durgapur on Saturday afternoon.
Another train with 60 tons of oxygen would start from Durgapur on Saturday evening and arrive in Nellore in 24 hours.
“These two trains will run in opposite directions to ensure that the Rayalaseema districts and Nellore receive 60 tons of liquid oxygen per day,” he said, adding, “One train is carrying six ISO containers of 110 tons of liquid oxygen Jamnagar The trust will reach the state tomorrow evening (Saturday) in the Concor station in Guntur. “