Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora opens Rs 1.4-cr oxygen plant at Hoshiarpur Civil Hospital

He said the facility would be operational shortly in the hospital

Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora opens Rs 1.4-cr oxygen plant at Hoshiarpur Civil Hospital

Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora on Monday inaugurated an oxygen generation plant having capacity of 1,000 litres per minute (LPM) at the Civil Hospital. - File photo

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Hoshiarpur, July 19

Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora on Monday inaugurated an oxygen generation plant having capacity of 1,000 litres per minute (LPM) at the Civil Hospital.

He said the unit would ensure sufficient and continuous oxygen supply to each and every bed in the Covid ward. He added that the plant had been establishment under the requisite guidance of the DRDO and the NHAI, which would prove to be immensely beneficial for critical patients. The plant has been set up at a cost of around Rs1.40 crore, said the minister adding that besides Covid-19 patients other critical ones could also get supply of oxygen in emergent situation.

He said that the facility would be operational shortly in the hospital. The minister said in view of the problems faced during first and second Covid wave regarding availability of oxygen, the Punjab Government had started the process to establish the plant, which would ensure sufficient supply of gas to further saving people from Covid-19 and other serious ailments.

Those present on the occasion include Mayor Surinder Kumar, Senior Deputy Mayor Praveen Saini, Deputy Mayor Ranjeet Chaudhary, Chairman Improvement Trust Advocate Rakesh Marwaha and ADC (G) Vishesh Sarangal etc.

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