Visakhapatnam: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), the only shore based integrated Steel plant on the Eastern coast , having its own captive Oxygen plant primarily for the process of steel making, stands with the Nation in its fight against the prevailing pandemic and has already supplied more than 9000 tones of LMO( Liquid Medical Oxygen ) to the states since onset.
Besieged with the crisis of supplying LMO to far flung places like Maharashtra , soon after when the decision was made for transportation by Indian Railways on April 18l , RINL Collective sprung into action with active participation of Indian Railways, RINL said in a release on Friday.
The First Oxygen Express from Maharashtra, with 7 empty cryogenic tankers having a total carrying capacity of more than 100 Ton LMO , reached the plant site in early hours at on Thursday
The filling from Oxygen was done following all safety protocols and the Controller of Explosives (AP and Pondicherry) officials inspected the Oxygen filling station and site of loading and briefed the personnel and crew members on various safety aspects to his satisfaction.
RINL collective is committed to stand with the Nation against its fight with the dreaded pandemic COVID-19.