Tamil Nadu CM. M.K. Stalin: Steps will be taken to Produce Vaccines, Oxygen and Life Saving Medicines in TN. The Chief Minister has ordered to start production plants in Tamil Nadu to alleviate the oxygen shortage. The vaccine was distributed to all states separately from the federal government.
It was reported that the states may also take action in this regard. Due to this, Chief Minister MK Stalin has said that the vaccine will be produced in Tamil Nadu as a global tender has already been requested from Tamil Nadu.
C.M. M.K. Stalin has said that “Steps will be taken to produce vaccines, oxygen and life-saving drugs in Tamil Nadu”.
In a statement issued by the government, the Chief Minister has directed to set up oxygen production plants in our state as a permanent solution to alleviate the oxygen shortage that is essential for the patients suffering from corona infection in Tamil Nadu. In addition, he has ordered the production of medical high-tech equipment, oxygen concentrators, vaccines (and corona-related drugs) in our state and the formation of joint ventures.
Based on this, the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO), which operates under the Department of Industry, has stated that it will provide support and assistance to the above essential commodity manufacturers, with companies investing at least Rs. 50 crore. (Expression of Interest) by 31-5-2021. The report said the options would be explored and steps would be taken to establish infrastructure for the production of oxygen, vaccines and life-saving drugs soon.