Ministry of Power of the Republic of India

06/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/04/2021 07:15

Powergrid installs Oxygen Plant at District hospital, Jaisalmer

Ministry of Power

Powergrid installs Oxygen Plant at District hospital, Jaisalmer

Posted On: 04 JUN 2021 4:55PM by PIB Delhi

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna CPSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India installed an Oxygen Plant at District Hospital, Jaisalmer, which was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Rajasthan Shri Ashok Gehlot. The plant has been built at an estimated cost of ₹1.11 crore under CSR initiative. The virtual ceremony was presided by Dr. Raghu Sharma, Hon'ble Minister of Medical and Health, Medical Education, Ayurveda and DIPR, Government of Rajasthan in presence of state ministers, functionaries and officials from POWERGRID.

The installed oxygen plant has an 850 Litre/Min capacity, which will augment public health infrastructure of the state. The District Hospital had been functioning with about 30 oxygen beds, and with POWERGRID's effort of installation of Oxygen plant, now all 200 beds are equipped with oxygen support, which shall benefit around 10 lakh people living in and around the Jaisalmer district.

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