Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, April 28
To satisfy the scarcity of oxygen confronted by personal hospitals within the metropolis, the UT Administration has determined to supply medical oxygen to those infirmaries from its each day quota of oxygen mounted by the Central authorities.
The Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare has mounted a each day quota of 20 MT of medical oxygen for the UT. This medical oxygen is being utilised at Authorities Multi-Specialty Hospital in Sector 16, the Authorities Medical School and Hospital in Sector 32 and the Covid Hospital in Sector 48.
To make sure common and uninterrupted provide of oxygen to each authorities and personal well being services within the metropolis, it has been determined that adequate amount of medical oxygen, out of the 20 MT quota of the UT, shall be supplied to a non-public vendor for the aim of refilling cylinders.
Anaesthetic Gases Non-public Restricted, Sector 22-A, will cater to the necessity of all personal healthcare services and can guarantee uninterrupted provide of medical oxygen.
Non-public hospitals have been knowledgeable that the AGPL won’t settle for any industrial cylinder for refilling with medical oxygen. The cylinders prescribed for medical oxygen gasoline ought to solely be used for the aim. The cylinders ought to be hydraulically examined as per the prescribed tips/requirements to keep away from any mishap in the course of the strategy of refilling and transportation and there ought to be an enough variety of empty cylinders to have higher rotation of refilling.
Yash Pal Garg, nodal officer for oxygen provides in UT, mentioned, “Efforts are being made to incorporate a couple of extra personal distributors to provide medical oxygen in cylinders for which liquid oxygen could also be supplied by the UT from its quota.”