Jammu: In pursuance of Lieutenant Governor’s directions regarding augmentation of Oxygen facilities in the hospitals, 1200 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant has been commissioned at the old block of Gandhi Nagar hospital which has been notified as designated Covid hospital.
Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg today inspected the functioning of the newly installed 1200 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant.
The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by ADC (Adm) Satish Sharma, besides CMO, Medical Superintendent, Superintendent Engineer (Mechanical)and other concerned officers.
The Deputy Commissioner took a round of the plant and inquired about its overall functioning. He was appraised that with commissioning of the plant, the hospital has become self-sufficient in meeting the medical oxygen needs and it can cater 92 beds at a time.
The DC said that it will substantially augment the availability of medical oxygen in the present oxygen bank reducing the dependence on manual oxygen cylinders.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner also inspected the arrangements being put in place for management and treatment of Covid-19 patients.
The Deputy Commissioner directed the hospital authorities to augment the existing bed capacity for efficient management of Covid patients.