750 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant successfully commissioned at AH GMC Doda

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DPR for additional 1000 LPM OGP at GMC Doda and Oxygen Generation Plants for Bhaderwah and Gandoh being framed by concerned authorities

DODA:Amid Covid-19 pandemic and in order to augment the existing manifold oxygen supply of Associated Hospital, 750 Litre Per Minute ( LPM) Oxygen Generation Plant has been commissioned successfully at Associated Hospital, GMC, Doda, which has already been notified as designated COVID hospital in the district.

While Speaking on the occasion, the Deputu Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma said that by the commissioning of the plant, the hospital has become self-sufficient in meeting the medical oxygen needs at present. It will supplement, and reduce the dependence on manual Oxygen Cylinders for supply to the patients.

He said that this OGP shall further be supplemented by 1000 LPM plant for which DPR is being prepared by the concerned authorities, adding to this DPRs are also being prepared for Oxygen Generation Plant for CHC Bhaderwah and Gandoh.

The DC along with Principal GMC Doda Dr. Dinesh Kumar also inspected the functioning of the newly installed Oxygen Generation Plant today and directed the concerned to monitor the functioning of plant and its components properly and augment the bed capacity for Covid-19 patients in the hospital.

Among others present during inspection are MS Associated Hospital GMC Doda Dr Shabir Ahmad Patigaroo, SP Headquarters Doda Master Popsy, Nodal Officer for OGP Dr Walied K Balwan, Executive Engineer Mechanical Division Doda besides other officials of health and mechanical engineering department.