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MapmyIndia tracking oxygen route via GPS to prevent pilferage, diversion

A GPS-enabled device, installed on each vehicle transporting oxygen, transmits tracking data through a cellular or satellite network

Oxygen Express
Oxygen Express. Photo: ANI

On Tuesday, the East Central Railway sent a thank-you note to Rohan Verma, CEO of MapmyIndia. The small but thoughtful gesture from the zonal railway, which is busy transporting oxygen, a lifeline for thousands of Covid patients, was encouraging for the company that is using technology to track oxygen supplies to medical units.   The East Central Railway touches Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. While Jharkhand is a production centre for oxygen, the other states are big consumers that fall on vital rail links on which the Oxygen Express trains are running. And ...