Bhopal, June 14 (IANS). During the second wave of corona infection in Madhya Pradesh, lack of oxygen had emerged as a major obstacle in the treatment of patients. Since then, continuous efforts are being made to set up an oxygen plant. 20 plants producing oxygen from the air have been set up in the state, while a total of 111 plants are to be set up.
In the second wave of Corona, many problems were revealed in the state, the biggest problem was the lack of oxygen. This is the reason that special efforts are being made to make the state self-reliant in oxygen production, in this sequence, PSA oxygen is being installed as an effective way to solve the problem of oxygen supply in the state hospitals in the treatment of Kovid-19. Plants have started. Orders were placed by the State Government to set up 111 PSA (Pressure Swing, Adsorption) Oxygen Plants based on the unique technology of making oxygen from air in Medical Colleges, District Hospitals, Civil Hospitals and Community Hospitals. As per the order issued by the government, 20 plants have been installed so far.
Health Commissioner Akash Tripathi said that the concerned manufacturing companies have been directed to install the PSA Oxygen Plant on time. According to the plan, 25 by June 15, 40 by June 30, 81 by July 30, 91 by August 30 and 111 PSA oxygen plants by September 30 would be set up in hospitals in the state. These will ensure the supply of oxygen for the hospital.
He said that keeping in view the availability of oxygen beds and ICU etc. in the hospitals, so that the oxygen supply of the requirement can be ensured, in this sequence PSA plants of capacity are being set up. This includes PSA plants with capacities ranging from 100 liters per minute to 1500 liters per minute. PSA plants are being set up to ensure oxygen supply in hospitals ranging from 10 bedded ICU hospitals to 150 bedded (ICU) hospitals. PSA Oxygen Plants have been set up with the help of Central Government and State Government.