New Oxygen Generation Plant Sanctioned to AMU from PM CARES Fund


Aligarh, June 8: One new Oxygen Generation Plant has been sanctioned to JNMC Hospital from PM CARES Fund. The National Highway Authority and DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) have been given the responsibility of executing this project. The new oxygen generation plant will have a capacity of producing 1000 litre/minute.

DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation), the executing agency for the project will connect outlet of the plant to the Hospital Oxygen Network. The Oxygen generation plant comes with a warranty of one year of the system from the date of completion. The University will have to provide Electricity Transformer, Stand by Generator Set (125 KVA) and other infrastructure.

This new Oxygen generation plant will cater to the needs of the CCW (Critical Care Ward), CCU (Coronary Care Unit), Respiratory ICU, Paediatric ICU and Medicine Wards. The Civil work for this plant is going on in full swing.

The University Administration has deputed Dr Obaid Ahmed Siddiqui, Deputy Medical Superintendent as Nodal Officer for facilitating the construction of new Oxygen Generation Plant. The Registrar, AMU Mr Abdul Hamid is coordinating with NHAI and DRDO for early execution of this project.

The Vice-Chancellor, AMU Prof Tariq Mansoor has thanked the Prime Minister of India for providing one Oxygen generation plant from PM CARES Fund and he hoped that this will go a long way in fulfilling the Oxygen requirement of the JNMC Hospital and will benefit the patients especially those belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society as well as members of the AMU community.

The Vice-Chancellor also welcomed the new vaccination policy under which Central Government will provide vaccines free of cost to states for vaccinating the population in the age group of 18-45 years.