Manish Tewari, Member Lok Sabha from Anandpur Sahib and former Union Minister today inaugurated the newly constructed P.O.S.A oxygen plant donated by the people. Established in association with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Tonsa, this oxygen plant has the capacity to produce up to 30 cylinders of oxygen per day.P.C.A (Pressure Swing Absorption) plant will generate oxygen from the air and deliver it directly to patients' beds through pipes.Talking to reporters on the occasion, M.P Manish Tewari said that Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh has completed all the preparations in view of possible third wave of Covid. He said that under this ..such oxygen plants were being set up all over the state so that there would be no shortage of oxygen in case of any emergency. He said that under Mission Fateh, the Punjab government had taken timely steps to save the people from the epidemic of Covid -19 and to provide better treatment facilities to the affected patients. He said that during the second wave of Covid when there was a severe shortage of oxygen in the country, no shortage of oxygen was there in Punjab.In addition to the provision of essential medicines and L-3 beds, timely recruitment of doctors and other health personnel also provided better health services to the people.
He said that with the setting up of Oxygen Plant, the Civil Hospital of Nawanshahr has now become self reliant in the field of oxygen whereas earlier it had to import oxygen from outside. He lauded the efforts made by the district administration to effectively cope with the second wave of Covid epidemic and to meet the oxygen requirement during this time. He also lauded the role played by the doctors and other health personnel of the district in saving the lives of the people by becoming front line warriors during the Covid .On this occasion MLA Balachaur Chaudhary Darshan Lal Mangupur, MLA Nawanshahr Angad Singh, Chairman Punjab Large Industrial Board Pawan Dewan, Chairman Punjab Pollution Control Board Prof. S. S. Marwaha, Deputy Commissioner Shena Aggarwal, S. S. P Alka Meena, Member Secretary Punjab Pollution Control Board Karunesh Garg, Civil Surgeon Dr. Dr. Gurdeep Singh Kapoor, Senior Vice President, Sun Pharma Azadar H Khan, Associate Wise President Khimanand Sharma, H. R. Head Surinder Turan, d. Yes. M. Narendra Ahuja, C.S. R. Surjit Chechi, Environmental Engineer Rupnagar Anuradha Sharma, Technical Specialist etc. Dr. Davinderjit Singh, Chairman Market Committee Nawanshahr Chaman Singh Bhanmajara, Assistant Civil Surgeon Dr. Jasdev Singh,District Family Welfare Officer Dr. Rakesh Chandra, Deputy Medical Commissioner; Harpreet Singh, S. M. O. Nawanshahr Dr. Mandeep Kamal, Tajinder Kaur, Youth Leader Sukhwinder Singh Dhawa, Rohit Chopra and others were present.