The excess demand for medical oxygen was unprecedented as even during the peak of the first COVID-19 wave in India, maximum demand was not more than 3,000 tonnes a day, the report said.
The railways will also carve out a space for utility area for medical personnel in line with MoU along with taking care of sanitation and catering arrangements.
Indian Air Force, Railways step in to transport oxygen cylinders, essential medicines to combat COVID-19
In a recent virtual meeting, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the measures taken by the Armed Forces in order to combat COVID-19
Railway pointsman who saved child of a visually impaired woman donates half his prize money to the family
Mayur Shelke has also appealed that all the people who have contacted to meet him and offer rewards to him should instead donate to the child's family or others who are in need.
Indian Railways starts ‘Oxygen Express’ to take Oxygen-loaded trucks to required areas: All you need to know
The Indian Railways has charted out key corridors in the country and has created a green corridor at the railway stations for the fast movement of the train to ensure uninterrupted supply of oxygen.
Twitter spat: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey and Congress MLA Irfan Ansari spar over who will inaugurate newly constructed Godda railway station in Jharkhand
Both BJP and Congress leaders claimed that their central and state governments will inaugurate a newly build railways station in Jharkhand
To ensure passenger comfort, the Indian Railways will introduce more head space for the middle and upper berths along with improvised ladders for their access.
Indian Railways over the years: How it went from a primitive mode of transportation to modern, electrified network
Even though Indian Railway was regarded as the lifeline of independent India, it was plagued with multiple plights from primitive maintenance methods to ageing track to outmoded rolling stock technology.
As Mamata Banerjee plays politics over Strand Road fire in Kolkata, lack of disaster management infrastructure comes under spotlight
Disaster struck at the Eastern Railway Headquarters at Strand Road in Kolkata when a major fire broke out on the 12th floor.
Sources in Indian Railways said that do discourage crowding at passenger trains, their fares have been slightly increased