As India grapples with an unprecedented new wave of Covid pandemic, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has now develop into the nation’s largest producer of medical grade liquid oxygen from a single location. At its refinery-cum-petrochemical advanced in Jamnagar and different services, RIL now produces over 1,000 MT of medical grade liquid oxygen per day — or over 11 per cent of India’s complete manufacturing – assembly the wants of practically each one in 10 sufferers. Traditionally, Reliance shouldn’t be a producer of medical grade liquid oxygen.
“For me and for all of us at Reliance, nothing is more important than saving every life as India battles against a new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic,” stated Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director.
“There is an immediate need to maximise India’s production and transportation capacities for medical grade oxygen. I am proud of our engineers at Jamnagar who have worked tirelessly, with a great sense of patriotic urgency, to meet this new challenge,” he stated.
“I am truly humbled by the determination and sense of purpose shown by the bright, young members of the Reliance family who have once again risen to the occasion and delivered when India needs it the most.”
Under the non-public supervision of Mukesh Ambani, Reliance has adopted a two-pronged method to strengthen the supply of medical oxygen.
One: refocusing a number of industrial processes at Reliance’s Jamnagar and different services for fast scale-up in manufacturing of medical grade liquid oxygen.
Two: augmenting loading and transportation capacities to make sure its swift and secure provide to states and union territories throughout India.
Nita Ambani, Founder-Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, stated: “Our country is going through an unprecedented crisis. We at Reliance Foundation will continue to do everything we can to help. Every life is precious.”
She stated the crops at our Jamnagar refinery have been repurposed in a single day to supply medical grade liquid oxygen that’s being distributed throughout India.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with our fellow countrymen and women. Together, we will overcome these difficult times.”
Reliance stated this oxygen is being supplied free-of-cost to a number of state governments to deliver fast aid to over one lakh sufferers every day.
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, Reliance has equipped over 55,000 MT of medical grade liquid oxygen throughout the nation.
(With ANI inputs)