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Over 180 new oxygen plants to come up across Indore & other MP districts to tackle 3rd wave

Notably, 57 newly set up oxygen plants are already functional in the territory.

Strengthening the medical infrastructure for combating the expected third wave, the Madhya Pradesh government has amped up measures in this regard. As per the latest developments, 189 oxygen plants are being established in the state and it is anticipated that the facilities will be operational by September this year. Informing about the interventions, Madhya Pradesh Public Health and Family Welfare Minister stated that pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants are being installed.

Benefits expected for a large count of patients in the state

With the launch of these plants, a large number of patients in the state will be benefitted from an uninterrupted oxygen supply. The Minister said, "PSA oxygen plants are being set up in all medical colleges and district hospitals across the state. Of these, 11 such plants have been set up in medical colleges while 83 were installed in district hospitals. As many as 48 PSA oxygen plants are being set up in civil hospitals, 41 in community institutions and six in other government health institutions."

41 new plants to come up across community health centres

Notably, 57 newly set up plants are already functional in the territory. As per the statements given by the minister, Lanji, Waraseoni, Sendhwa, Lahar, Bairagarh, Berasia, Pandurna, Sausar, Hatta, Amoli, Aron, Hazira, Pipariya, Itarsi, Manpur, Sihora, Petlawad, Thandla, Vijayraghavgarh, Barwaha, Nainpur, Bhanpur, Sabalgarh, Jawad, Sarangpur, Biaora, Teonthar, Nasrullaganj, Ashta, Shujalpur, Nagda, Ganj Basoda, Bhagwanpura and Gadarwara have got one plant each.

Additionally, two oxygen plants have been set up in Kailash Nath Katju (Kukshi), Ambah, Jaora, Kurai, Maihar and Madhav Nagar Civil Hospital. Now, the officials are working on plans to institute oxygen plants across 41 community health centres. Further, MRTB Hospital Indore, Military Hospital Jabalpur, AIIMS Bhopal, ESI Hospital Nagda, Nehru Shatabdi Chikitsalaya Singrauli and Railway Hospital Jabalpur have received one plant each.

During the second wave of the pandemic, the restrained oxygen supply affected the healthcare system and a large number of patients suffered due to this. Now, the authorities are trying to upgrade the facilities in a bid to deal with the impending third wave.

- With inputs from IANS

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