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CD Hospital's Oxygen Plant still dysfunctional, authorities unmoved
8/13/2018 10:47:29 PM
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Aug 13: The oxygen plant at Chest and Diseases hospital Jammu is dysfunctional since 2016, and management continues to bear the huge expenses of the oxygen cylinders, are being supplied by private players, to meet the need of the oxygen in the hospital but concerned authorities remain nonchalant to the matter.
When contacted Medical Superintendent, Dr Manoj Chalotra confirmed that due to nonfunctional of the Oxygen Plant, the oxygen cylinders have been purchased by the hospital from private players since the plant has gone dysfunctional.
"After getting information that the plant is working, we asked them to give demonstration but nothing has been done so far, "Dr. Chalotra said.
Pertinently, the old oxygen concentration plant of 446 LPM capacity had been shifted from GMC&H Jammu to CD hospital and the same was made operational on May 1, 2015, after its complete overhaul. Nearly Rs 10.75
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akh was spent on repair work and within 3 months, the plant had made functional in September 2015. But the plant worked just for three weeks only and again went out of order in August 2015.
"A communication from the private firm received by the hospital said the plant again needs the complete overhaul to avoid breakdown," the sources said. Later, the Mechanical Division had projected the requirement of Rs 3 lakh for complete servicing of the plant and same was made functional May 2016 after four months gap, but within 10 days the plant turned defunct. Since then it is shut.
In absence of an oxygen plant, the hospital has to bear the cost of 600 to 700 large oxygen cylinders which are supplied by private firms. Besides, 300 to 400 portable (small) cylinders are also purchased by the administration.
The Executive Engineer of Mechanical Wing of GMC, Manish Khurana, could not be contacted despite repeated attempts.
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