Narendra Modi inaugurates 18 PSA oxygen plants in the state

No less than 18 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants in Gujarat were inaugurated Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a virtual event in Rishikesh.

During the event, Modi inaugurated 35 PSA factories established under the PM-CARES Fund in Union States and Territories.

Newly inaugurated oxygen plants in Gujarat include those in Bharuch, Patan, Palanpur, Tharad, Khedbrahma, Bhiloda, Mansa, Vadnagar, Godhra, Santrampur, Garudeshwar, New Civil Hospital-Surat, SMIMER Hospital-Surat, Sola Civil and Gandhidham.

The newly established PSA oxygen plants in Rajpipla, Zhalod and Morbi by the CSR Authority of Gujarat were also inaugurated by the Prime Minister.

Modi inaugurated a PSA oxygen plant with a capacity of 4.68 metric tons at the civil hospital in Surat, and another oxygen plant with a capacity of 1.87 metric tons at the managed SMIMER hospital by the municipal company of Surat and one at the civil hospital of Bharuch with a capacity of 1.87 metric tons at a price of Rs 1.05 crore from the PM-CARES Fund.

On the occasion of the inauguration of the PSA oxygen plant at Bharuch Civil Hospital, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said that the Prime Minister had donated the oxygen plants “for health and safety. well-being of the citizens of Gujarat ”.

“These plants will be of benefit to patients during the possible third wave of Covid-19 and even during normal days,” he said.

A state-level program in this regard was organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at the Pandit Omkarnath Thakur Hall in Bharuch under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister.

State BJP President CR Paatil, accompanied by State Minister for Urban Housing and BJP Deputy Katargam Vinodbhai Moradiya, remained present at the new Surat Civil Hospital for the virtual inauguration of the factory. oxygen PSA. On the sidelines of the event in Surat, Moradiya said: “I appreciate the work done by the doctors, nurses and class four workers at the new civilian hospital, who have worked tirelessly during the pandemic and saved lives. “.