ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu dedicated as many as four pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plants to the service of the state’s people.
CM Khandu dedicated these PSA oxygen-generating plants via virtual mode from West Kameng district on Friday.
The oxygen generators were installed in Raga (Kamle), Hayuliang (Anjaw), Roing (Lower Dibang Valley), and the Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) in Naharlagun, under the Prime Minister’s Care Fund.
The state currently has as many as 24 functional PSA oxygen generating plants in various hospitals.
CM Pema Khandu said that the health department intends to make all proposed PSA plants in the state operational by the end of October, bringing the total number of oxygen plants in the state to 44, with a total generating capacity of 12,650 LPM.
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The Chief Minister further stated that all of the district hospitals are being upgraded in terms of both personnel and equipment.
Alongside district hospitals, one hospital in each of the 60 assembly constituencies will be upgraded with the necessary infrastructure and equipment, CM Khandu added.
He said he have asked the legislators to identify one hospital in each of their respective constituencies, in consultation with district officials.
“Upgrading work will most likely begin this year,” he stated.
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