Lucknow: At a time when several states are struggling to maintain the bare minimum oxygen stock used in treating covid patients, a samaritan, Manoj Gupta is refilling oxygen cylinders at a cost of only Rs 1 for the treatment of Covid patients.
Manoj Gupta, a businessman in Hamirpur district is refilling oxygen cylinders at a cost of only Rs 1 for the treatment of Coronavirus positive patients.
Gupta runs Rimjhim Ispat Factory, situated in Sumerpur Industrial Area in Hamirpur and has refilled over 1,000 cylinders for Rs 1 only in his bottling plant to save the lives of hundreds of Covid patients.
Gupta, who himself had tested positive for the contagion last year, said, “I have experiences the suffering because I have gone through a similar experience. My bottling plant has a capacity of refilling 1000 oxygen cylinders per day and I am giving the refilled cylinders at Rs 1 to all,” he said.
Relatives of all Covid patients under home isolation can get oxygen cylinders refilled after submitting their RT-PCR report, certificate from the doctor treating them and Aadhaar card.