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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SPACE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1521
ANSWERED ON:  28.07.2021
Liquid Oxygen
Reddeppa Nallakonda Gari
Beesetti Venkata Satyavathi
Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu
Magunta Sreenivasulu Reddy
Will the Minister of



SPACE be pleased to state:-


(a) whether ISRO had provided Liquid Oxygen continuously on a large scale to several State governments from their own manufacturing facilities during the pandemic time;
(b) if so, the details thereof of the total quantities of liquid oxygen supplied along with the state-wise break-up thereof;
(c) whether ISRO had transferred the technology of Oxygen Concentrators and Ventilators developed in-house to Indian Industry for mass manufacture; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the number of companies that had signed a Transfer of Technology Agreement with ISRO for the same and a state wise break up of these companies?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PG & PENSIONS AND IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH):

(a) Yes, Medical grade liquid oxygen were supplied to Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Andhra Pradesh based on the request.

(b) Total 551 MT of medical grade Liquid Oxygen supplied as follows:

• 10MT during November, 2020 and 454MT from May to June, 2021 continuously to Tamil Nadu.
• 57MT from May to June, 2021 to Kerala.
• 30 MT from May to June, 2021 to Andhra Pradesh in three lots.
(c)
• Yes, Medical Oxygen Concentrator (“SHWAAS”) Technology was transferred to 59 Indian Industries.
• 52 Industries are shortlisted for transferring ventilators (three categories) technology.

(d) State wise break-up for Technology Transfer of Medical Oxygen Concentrator:

Sl. No. State/UTs No. of Industries
1. Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1
2. Delhi 5
3. Gujarat 9
4. Haryana 5
5. Karnataka 8
6. Kerala 5
7. Maharashtra 5
8. Odisha 1
9. Punjab 2
10. Rajasthan 1
11. Tamil Nadu 8
12. Telangana 5
13. Uttar Pradesh 3
14. West Bengal 1
Total 59
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