100 new hospitals to have their own Oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund | India News

NEW DELHI: A gathering of Empowered Group 2 (EG2) held on Thursday to evaluate the supply of important medical gear and oxygen throughout Covid-19 disaster.
The group directed the well being ministry to determine one other 100 hospitals in remote places for consideration of sanction for set up of Strain Swing Adsorption (PSA) crops.
Strain Swing Adsorption (PSA) crops manufacture oxygen and assist hospitals turn into self-sufficient of their requirement for medical oxygen whereas additionally decreasing the burden on the nationwide grid for provide of medical oxygen.
Additionally, sources of medical oxygen and their manufacturing capability have been mapped to match the requirement of states and an indicative framework has been developed to information the states on the sources of medical oxygen.
4880 MT, 5619 MT and 6593 MT have been indicated to those 12 states – Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan- for assembly their projected demand as on 20th April, 25th April and 30th April, respectively.
The group additionally determined to drift a young for import of 50,000 MT of medical oxygen.
The well being ministry has been directed to finalise the tender and in addition discover sources for import recognized by the missions of MEA.
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