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Government receives fresh consignment of 9 Oxygen Generation Plants from Germany

40 Oxygen Generation Plants already functioning; addition of 9 more to enhance medical oxygen generation capacity to more than 60000 LPM in the UT

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Srinagar , 07 Jun 2021

The Jammu & Kashmir Government received a fresh consignment of 9 Medical Oxygen Generation Plants at the Srinagar Airport, today.The state-of-the-art Pressure Swing  Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Generation plants, manufactured in Europe, were airlifted from Frankfurt, Germany by Indian Air Force C-17 cargo plane on 5th June and delivered at  Srinagar Airport today morning. Pertinently, the earlier consignment of 7 plants was also brought in by the Indian Air Force on 17th May.Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, while  expressing his gratitude to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, said that it was only because of his personal intervention that has made it possible for J&K to receive 16 Oxygen  Plants from Europe in such a short span of time. “I express my sincere gratitude to the Hon'ble Prime Minister for his continuous efforts in taking care of the health and well-being  of the people of J&K”, added the Lt Governor.“Our goal is to augment the medical supply across the UT with a vision to tackle any future health emergencies. Medical  infrastructure capacities shall be upgraded across the board", the Lt Governor observed.5 of these new plants with generation capacity of 4000 LPM will be installed in the  hospitals of Kashmir and the remaining 4 with generation capacity of 4400 LPM will be installed in Jammu hospitals.At present, J&K has 40 functional Medical Oxygen Generation  Plants and the addition of 9 more would further enhance the availability of medical oxygen in hospitals of UT raising it to more than 60000 LPM.The Lt Governor also  acknowledged the synergized efforts of various UT and central government departments/agencies lead by Public Works (R&B) Department, J&K with the Indian Air Force, MoD,  Consulate Frankfurt, Customs, Shipping agents, and other agencies which resulted into this successful operation.


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