PMO says 551 oxygen generation
plants to be set up through PM
PMO says 551 oxygen generation plants to be set up through PM Cares Fund on Business Standard. As
many as 551 dedicated pressure swing Adsorption (PSA) medical oxygen generation plants will be set up
inside public health facilities across the country
Coronavirus As many as 551 dedicated pressure swing Adsorption
(PSA) medical oxygen generation plants will be set up inside public
health facilities across the country to boost availability of the life-saving
gas amid its shortage in several states battling the COVID-19 surge.
The PMO said on Sunday that the PM Cares Fund has given in-principle
approval for allocation of funds for their installation, with Prime
Minister Narendra Modi directing these plants should be made
functional as soon as possible.
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He said these plants will serve as a major boost to oxygen availability at
the district level. These dedicated plants will be established in identified
government hospitals in district headquarters in various states and union
And their procurement will be done through the Health and Family
Welfare ministry. The PM Cares Fund had earlier this year allocated Rs
201.58 crores for...Read more.
News Source : BS / Business Standard