India's corporate bigwigs and state-owned steel, oil entities have started expediting production and supply of Oxygen gas as a response to the call for ramping up of the center.
One of the major companies in steel and power industry, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), has already tweeted announcing it has more than 500 tonnes of liquid oxygen stock available at its Angul plant in Odisha, reports NDTV.
It is also supplying around 100 tonnes of oxygen daily to Odisha and neighbouring Chhattisgarh.
"JSPL has more than 500 tonnes of liquid oxygen stock readily available at our Angul plant. We are waiting for the users to send their tankers. We can fill up on a first come first serve basis or as per the priority decided by the Ministry of Steel," the company tweeted.
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has made changes in their oil refineries at Jamnagar in Gujarat and is producing around 700 tonnes per day of medical oxygen. Company sources informed that it is supplying oxygen to Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
RIL is planning to raise medical oxygen production capacity to 1,000 tones per day.
Tata Steel has provided 300 tonnes of medical oxygen to Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh.
The steel major has said that it is ready to increase medical oxygen supply depending on requirements and logistics.
Maharatna company Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said that it has begun supply of 150 tonnes of oxygen to various hospitals in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.