New Delhi (NVI): The Union Home Minister Amit Shah today inaugurated a 280 PSA oxygen plant at the covid designated hospital in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district.
During the inauguration, the Home Minister said that 66 patients are undergoing treatment in Kolavada who will be provided oxygen facilities from today.
“From this plant, patients will get 280 litres of oxygen per minute, besides oxygen cylinders will also be provided here during emergency so that the patients do not have any inconvenience,” he added.
He said that a special campaign has been started across the country under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in which the central government approved the setting up of 11 new PSA oxygen plants in Gujarat as part of the scheme to provide oxygen from the PM Cares Fund.
These plants will be commissioned soon and surplus amount of oxygen produced here will be transported to other states.
He said that Gujarat is an industrial state where more oxygen is being produced which will help other states.
The union home minister said that a 1200-bed hospital with a facility of 600 ICU beds will be operational soon at the Helipad Ground in Gandhinagar in collaboration with Tata Sons and DRDO.
He also said that work has already started for this and soon the people will get the benefit.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and senior officers of Gandhinagar district were present on the occasion.