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PM Modi visits ITE Campus in Singapore accompanied by PM Lee Hsien Loong
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PM Modi reaches out to children and people at INA Memorial Marker in Singapore

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today visited the campus of the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. He was received by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The leaders were greeted enthusiastically by the students.

They visited the Maritime Training Centre, Aerospace Hub and Precision Engineering section. The two leaders, guided by students, inserted a metallic piece each into a CNC machine to create bookends, which featured prominent symbols of India and Singapore. Both leaders signed the bookends.

Shri Narendra Modi paid homage at the Indian National Army Memorial Marker in Singapore. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had laid the foundation stone for a memorial dedicated to the “Unknown Warrior” of the Indian National Army (INA) in July 1945.

The marker sits on the site of the original memorial. The Prime Minister interacted extensively with children and people present at the location.

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PM reviews status of oxygen availability to ensure adequate supply
April 16, 2021
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PM Narendra Modi took a comprehensive review to ensure adequate medical grade oxygen supply in the country. Inputs from ministries like Health, DPIIT, Steel, Road Transport, etc were also shared with the PM. PM stressed that it is important to ensure synergy across ministries & state governments.

PM Modi also took a detailed review of current situation of oxygen supply and projected use in the coming 15 days across 12 high burden states (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan). An overview of district level situation in these states was presented to the PM.

PM was informed that the Centre and States are in regular contact and estimates for projected demand have been shared with states as on 20th April, 25th April & 30th April. Accordingly, 4,880 MT, 5,619 MT and 6,593 MT have been allocated to these 12 states for meeting their projected demand as on 20th April, 25th April and 30th April, respectively.

PM was briefed about production capacity in the country to meet the rising demand. PM suggested to increase oxygen production as per capacity of each plant. It was discussed that surplus stocks of oxygen supply in steel plants are being offered from medical use.

PM urged officials to ensure seamless and free movement of tankers carrying oxygen throughout the country. The Government has exempted all interstate movement of oxygen tankers from registration of permits to enable easier movement. PM was informed that States and transporters have been asked to ensure tankers move round the clock with drivers working in shifts to ensure faster turnaround and adequate capacity to meet the surge in demand. Cylinder filling plants will also be permitted 24 hour working with necessary safeguards. The Government is allowing Industrial cylinders to be used for medical oxygen after due purging. Similarly nitrogen and argon tankers will be automatically allowed to be converted to oxygen tankers to overcome the potential shortage of tankers.

Officers also briefed the PM about the efforts being made to import medical grade oxygen.