Assam Govt grants ‘Ambulance Status’ to Oxygen vehicles


GUWAHATI: Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, the Assam government has granted the status of ambulance to all the Oxygen vehicles—tankers carrying Nitrogen, Argon and Oxygen. The decision has been taken to ensure their hassle-free movement in the state and transit through Assam for speedy delivery of Oxygen to critical centres.

Taking to twitter, Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote, “Assam Govt has granted all oxygen vehicles- tankers carrying Nitrogen, Argon and Oxygen – the status of ambulance, to enable their hassle-free movement in state & transit through Assam for speedy delivery of oxygen to critical centres.”