DODA, MAY 29, 2021:To augment the existing manifold oxygen supply, a newly established 750 Litre Per Minute ( LPM) Oxygen Generation Plant has been commissioned successfully at Associated Hospital, Government Medical College, Doda.
AH GMC Doda is the designated COVID hospital in the district and has been catering to a large number of covid patients since the outbreak of the pandemic.
While Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner, Vikas Sharma said that with the commissioning of the plant, the hospital has become self-sufficient in meeting the medical oxygen needs. It will supplement, and reduce the dependence on manual Oxygen Cylinders for supply to the patients, he added.
He said that this OGP shall further be supplemented by 1000 LPM-plant for which DPR is being prepared by the concerned authorities, adding to this DPRs are also being prepared for Oxygen Generation Plant for CHC Bhaderwah and Gandoh.
The DC along with Principal GMC, Dr. Dinesh Kumar also inspected the functioning of the newly installed Oxygen Generation Plant.
Among others present during inspection were SP Headquarters, Master Popsy; Medical Superintendent Associated Hospital GMC, Dr Shabir Ahmad Patigaroo, Nodal Officer for OGP Dr Walied K Balwan, Executive Engineer Mechanical Division Doda besides other officials of health and mechanical engineering department.