|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Oct 7: Three Oxygen generation plants provided by NHPC, India's premier hydropower company were inaugurated on 7th October 2021 at District Civil Hospital (BK Hospital), Faridabad. Haryana, District Hospital, Siddharthnagar, UP and CHC, Dharchula, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand having capacities of 1000 LPM (Litres Per Minute), 570 LPM and 200 LPM respectively.
The Oxygen generation plant at District Hospital, Siddharthnagar, Uttar Pradesh was inaugurated by Jagdambika Pal, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.
The Oxygen generation plant at BK Hospital, Faridabad was inaugurated by MLAs Seema Trikha and Rajesh Nagar in presence of Jitender Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad and senior officers and staff from NHPC and BK Hospital. The dignitaries highly appreciated NHPC's efforts in setting of the plant.
The Oxygen generation plant at CHC, Dharchula, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand was inaugurated by Dhan Singh Dhami, Block Pramukh, Dharchula.
NHPC is providing the Oxygen Generation Plants in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and directions of Ministry of Power, under its scheme of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development (CSR&SD). The plants shall be highly beneficial in fighting the current Covid-19 crisis and also in providing regular oxygen supply to the hospital and catering to the need of surrounding areas. Under its CSR&SD scheme, NHPC will be setting up three more oxygen generation plants in UT of Ladakh.