NEW DELHI: The highway transport ministry has made it obligatory for all autos carrying oxygen tankers to be fitted with Vehicle Location Tracking (VLT) gadgets. The GPS monitoring will guarantee monitoring and safety of those tankers, moreover making certain there isn’t a diversion or delay of their motion to the specified places.
The round has been issued to all transport commissioners in states contemplating the present pandemic scenario within the nation when transport of medical oxygen has turn into essential amid the surge in second wave of Covid.
The ministry has stated all such autos will need to have the practical monitoring system regardless of whether or not these have National Permit or permits to run solely inside a state. These will even should be put in in argon and nitrogen tankers, that are being transformed to hold liquid medical oxygen.
The authorities has mapped the large oxygen manufacturing items and the consumption centres. The logistics plans have been put in place to make sure well timed provide of medical oxygen to completely different states.