In October 2020 while India was experiencing its first covid peak the government invited tenders for 150 PSA oxygen plants which are built in to hospital premises but government took eight month just to float the tender. Later 12 plants seems to have been added and its total cost around 201 crore . But Still till the date out of 165 only 33 are working.
Early on the pandemic in India reported that oxygen was going to be a vital for managing. this virus attack the lungs and other organs and can cause them to fail . Yet it took the Narendra Modi government eight-month to invite bid for new oxygen generation plant