Special corridor facilitated for oxygen to hospitals in Delhi | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi police laid out a green corridor on Saturday and helped the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in the eastern part of the state capital to get an oxygen tanker.
The police received a call from a government-appointed node officer for the transport of an oxygen tanker from the Inox plant in Modinagar.
The deputy police commissioner (Shahdara) contacted DIG police and SP Rural in Ghaziabad and coordinated the transport with a police escort, a senior official said.
A team was also dispatched from the GTB Enclave Police Station, which the UP Police Team met halfway and took responsibility, they said.
The team escorted the tanker on the shortest possible route and reached the hospital within an hour, the official added.
In the northern district, police also came to the rescue of Sant Parmanand Hospital by deploying 71 oxygen cylinders after receiving an SOS message.
On Friday, the Civil Lines Police Station SHO received an emergency call from hospital authorities saying their oxygen supplies were depleted and they needed immediate help, officials said.
“The staff rushed to the hospital. The oxygen suppliers in Bawana and Mundka were asked to provide refilled oxygen bottles. After that, a team with two vehicles from the hospital was sent to the refill center in Bawana with 40 empty oxygen bottles,” said Deputy Police Commissioner Anto Alphonse.
Another vehicle with 31 empty cylinders was sent to the refill center in Mundka, according to the police.
Police escorted the two vehicles with 71 oxygen bottles back to the hospital by providing a green corridor.
Similarly, police in the southeastern district helped a hospital in Lajpat Nagar to obtain oxygen bottles.
“On Thursday the police received the information that the IBS hospital had a shortage of oxygen bottles. The lives of 40 Covid patients were at stake. The police arranged six oxygen bottles from different locations and handed them over to the hospital,” said the deputy Police Commissioner (Southeast)) Said RP Meena.
On Friday, IBS hospital authorities also called the police and said there was a shortage of oxygen bottles in their facility.
The police arranged six oxygen bottles for the hospital. A team from the Lajpat Nagar Police Station from the Badarpur border to the IBS Hospital created a green corridor for oxygen supply, Meena added.