NEW DELHI: The Centre Thursday advised the Supreme Court that it has complied with its order and as an alternative of 700 MT oxygen, it ensured a provide of 730 MT to Delhi for treating Covid-19 sufferers. The apex court docket, whereas staying contempt proceedings initiated by Delhi excessive court docket towards central authorities officers for non-compliance of route to provide 700 MT of oxygen to Delhi, had sought a solution from the Centre on Thursday morning.
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah was knowledgeable by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, showing for the Centre, that a survey was carried out in 56 main hospitals of the nationwide capital on May four and it revealed that they’d vital inventory of liquid medical oxygen (LMO).
While granting the keep on contempt towards the officers, the highest court docket on Wednesday had made clear that it was not stopping the excessive court docket from monitoring Covid-19 administration associated points.
It had additionally directed a gathering, even just about, between officers of the Centre and Delhi authorities by final night to debate varied elements of augmenting the oxygen provide to the nationwide capital.