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Punjab Govt shuts iron, steel plants, diverts O2 supply to hospitals

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, April 24

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh right this moment ordered shutdown of operations of the state’s iron and metal industries to divert oxygen for medical use. He additionally directed organising of oxygen management rooms amid the escalating oxygen disaster within the state.

Taking inventory of the state of affairs, the CM stated he had already taken up the matter with the Centre, searching for improve in oxygen quota urgently. A sudden inflow of sufferers from neighbouring states had put extra burden on oxygen requirement of hospitals within the state, he famous.

Ordering closure of commercial operations on the iron and metal vegetation, Captain Amarinder has additionally requested for a feasibility report from the Energy Division on use of thermal vegetation for offering oxygen for medical use.

Punjab has witnessed a pointy improve in oxygen demand over the previous few days. The demand for oxygen presently stands at 250 MT per day and is additional anticipated to go as much as 300 MT within the coming days on account of spiralling Covid instances.

Reacting to reviews of improve within the value of oxygen by suppliers, he requested the PSIC to debate, negotiate and settle the pricing with bulk suppliers and inform the Principal Secretary, Medical Schooling & Analysis, on the ultimate resolution.

In one other step, he ordered the Punjab Well being Programs Company (PHSC)to obtain 100 extra oxygen concentrators, together with 50 accepted earlier. It was identified that concentrators might help the L2 amenities with present affected person load, and likewise assist improve the variety of L2 beds in amenities comparable to in Tarn Taran and in Gurdaspur the place extra such beds had been wanted.

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