Jindal Stainless to airlift Liquid Medical Oxygen from Odisha unit to meet additional demand in Hisar

With the fast-spreading impact of the

pandemic in the city, the demand for Liquid

Medical Oxygen (LMO) has increased

substantially. To meet the need of increasing

LMO consumption, Jindal Stainless has

decided to airlift LMO from its facility in

Odisha. The first batch of 14.79 MT of LMO

will be dispatched tonight from the Odisha

facility. The allocation of the LMO will be

according to the demand from various

hospitals. Jindal Stainless has been supplying

LMO to several hospitals in Hisar and nearby

cities as well. In the last few days, the

consumption of LMO has doubled to 18

MT/day. Currently, the Oxygen unit at Hisar is

supplying 9 MT of LMO daily, which is

o p e ra t i n g a t 1 5 0 % o f i t s c a p a c i t y.

Commenting on the development, Managing

Director, Jindal Stainless, Mr Abhyuday

Jindal, said, "We are ready to take all decisions

in the interest of the nation, and saving the

lives of our people is our priority at the

moment. We will airlift the LMO from our

Odisha facility to reduce any loss of time. I am

personally monitoring the status of supply on

a daily basis so that there is no shortage of


In the last couple of weeks, Jindal Stainless has

been consistently supplying LMO to hospitals

like Govt. Hospital Sirsa, Maharishi

Markandeshwar Trust, Ambala, and Gurgaonbased

Medanta, Fortis, and Singhania

Hospital. Additionally, ~150 oxygen cylinders

are being re-filled on a daily basis that are

feeding LMO to Hisar-based hospitals

including Shanti Devi GI Institute Hospital,

Singla Hospital, Sarvodaya Hospital, Civil

Hospital, Sewak Sabha, Geetanjali Hospital,

Sukhda Hospital, Sapra Hospital, Holy

Hospital, Churamani Hospital, Bharat

Hospital, Vardaan Hospital, Gupta Hospital

and Jeevan Jyoti Hospital in Bahadurgarh. The

work to build an emergency COVID Hospital at

the OP Jindal Modern School has been

initiated. It is expected that this hospital will

be ready by May 12.