Indian Air Force (IAF)has rendered continuous support in the fight against Corona virus by providing medical supplies to all the states in the country. Medical supplies are transported to equip the state governments/Union Territories (UT's) and supporting agencies to combat the contagion effectively and efficiently.
♦ IAF has provided essential medical supplies and commodities from nodal points to Manipur, Nagaland, and Gangtok in the North-Eastern region and the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
♦ An-32 aircraft of IAF airlifted personnel and 3500 kg of medical equipment of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) from Chennai to Bhubaneshwar for setting up testing labs and facilities in Odisha.
♦ IAF has allocated aircraft at nodal points to airlift medical supplies and equipment at short notice to proactively support operations against COVID-19.