DC directs 25 hospitals to set up their own PSA Oxygen Plant to tackle third wave
Says In-house PSA Oxygen Plants would ensure quality care to the patients
Ludhiana: Laying the foundation to combat any crisis due to shortage of the oxygen in the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana Varinder Kumar Sharma has asked 25 hospitals including 24 private health institutions of Ludhiana to install their own Oxygen Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) plants soon to cater the needs of the Ludhiana residents in fighting the pandemic effectively.
In a letter to the Medical Superintendents of these 25 hospitals, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said that these plants would help to meet oxygen requirement during the third wave and would make these hospitals generate oxygen independently.
He said that the district administration is ready to provide all kind of support to the hospital whenever the need arises.
Taking in the view of experience in the second wave, we have to prepared better to deal with the virus so these hospitals have to establish the oxygen plant immediately before the advent of the third wave.
The Deputy Commissioner said that with the installation of PSA oxygen generation plants, the load on district administration and vendors supplying liquid medical oxygen would minimize and smaller hospitals can be supplied the life-saving gas as per their requirement.
The hospitals include Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Satguru Partap Singh Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Deep Hospital, Mohan Dai Oswal Hospital, Aastha Kidney Hospital, AIMC Bassi, Arora Neuro Hospital, Aykai Hospital, Civil Hospital, Deepak Hospital, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Guru Nanak Hospital, Jain Hospital in Khanna, Ludhiana Mediways, Mahal Hospital, Orison/Conjoint Hospital, Pancham Hospital, Prolife Hospital, Raghunath Hospital, Shri Krishna Hospital, Sidhu Hospital Doraha and Verma Multispecialty Hospital have been directed to start the work as soon as possible.