The Secunderabad Cantonment got a supply of 50 Oxygen Cylinders from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to meet the huge demand for oxygen all over the country in treating coronavirus.
The APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex in Hyderabad's DRDO supplied 200 oxygen cylinders on Saturday. Of the 200 cylinders, 100 oxygen cylinders were given to Andhra Pradesh and 50 each to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) and Secunderabad Cantonment.
Each of these cylinders can carry 46.7 litres of water and can store up to 7,000 litres of oxygen. These cylinders are high-pressure seamless cylinders certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and approved by PESA (Petroleum & Explosives Safety Organisation), Government of India.