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DRDO to Install Five Medical Oxygen Plants in Delhi, Haryana to Tackle COVID-19


New Delhi, Might 4: The ministry of Defence knowledgeable that Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) will likely be establishing 5 Medical Oxygen Vegetation in Delhi and Haryana to sort out the surge in Covid-19 circumstances and subsequent requirement of oxygen, underneath the PM-Cares which has allotted funds for the set up of 500 Medical Oxygen Vegetation throughout the nation.

As per the Ministry of Defence, these vegetation are deliberate to be arrange inside three months. “Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), through its industries, is setting up five Medical Oxygen Plants within the first week of May in and around Delhi. These are to be installed at AIIMS Trauma Centre, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML), Safdarjung Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College and one at AIIMS, Jhajjar, Haryana,” MInistry mentioned.

As per schedule, two of those vegetation reached Delhi on Might 4, 2021, and are being put in at AIIMS and RML Hospitals respectively. “These have been supplied by Trident Pneumatics Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore which is the technology partner of DRDO and has been given an order of 48 plants. Order of 332 plants have been placed with Tata Advanced Systems Limited and the delivery will start from mid-May. The delivery schedule is being monitored very closely to deliver before the plants time. Sites are being prepared at each hospital in parallel,” the Ministry added. Karnataka: 4 COVID-19 Sufferers Die in Kalaburagi District, Households Allege Oxygen Scarcity Behind Deaths.

It additional mentioned that these Medical Oxygen Vegetation are designed for a movement price of 1,000 litres per minute (LPM), and the system can cater to 190 sufferers at a movement price of 5 LPM and cost 195 cylinders per day.

“The Medical Oxygen Plant (MOP) technology has been developed by DRDO based on the On-Board Oxygen Generation for LCA, Tejas. These plants will overcome the logistics issues of oxygen transportation and help the COVID-19 patients in emergency. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has also ordered 120 MOP plants through its industries,” the Ministry of Defence mentioned.

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