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Oxygen Production Promotion Policy, 2021 Bihar
The number of patients requiring oxygen support is increasing, the pressure on the supply of medical oxygen to Hospitals has significantly strained to lead to a significant delay in the movement of oxygen from other states to Bihar.
This policy has been introduced with an aim to leverage the opportunities in Oxygen manufacturing and to make Bihar self-dependant in the production of Oxygen.
Oxygen Production Promotion Policy, 2021 Bihar – Objective
This policy aims to achieve the following objectives for the overall growth and development of oxygen manufacturing industries in the State:
- To substantially increase the production of Oxygen in Bihar to support the ongoing efforts at containing the health crisis caused by Covid19
- To promote, facilitate and financially incentivize investment in medical and industrial oxygen manufacturing units in Bihar through creating an enabling environment and offering a fiscal incentive
- To create substantial local capacities in Oxygen production in the State to lessen the dependence on import of Oxygen from other States
- To create local skilled manpower and employment opportunities in the Oxygen manufacturing sector
The government of India has prohibited the supply of Oxygen for industrial purposes by manufacturers and suppliers w.e.f. 22.04.2021. However, nine industries including Steel plants and Oxygen cylinder manufacturers were exempted from the said prohibition. Diversion of industrial oxygen for medical purposes coupled with other efforts taken by the Government of India and the Government of Bihar has lessened the pressure on the supply of oxygen to the Hospitals based in Bihar.
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