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PM CARES: 350 LPM oxygen generation plant inaugurated in Bhaderwah

Talking to Greater Kashmir, DDC Doda Chairman Kotwal said that the oxygen generation plant was much needed in the area to tackle any emergency.

Bhaderwah: To further upgrade the medical infrastructure in far-off areas and to provide the latest healthcare facilities required for an emergency that too at the nearest hospital, a 350 litre per minute (LPM) oxygen generation plant was installed under the PM CARES - Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance Emergency Situation Fund at Bhaderwah on Wednesday.

After the 150 LPM plant, the Health Department installed another 350 LPM oxygen generation plant in Sub District Hospital Bhaderwah, which was inaugurated by District Development Council (DDC) Doda Chairman Dhananter Singh Kotwal along with Vice Chairperson Sangeeta Bhagat, BMO Bhaderwah Dr Shakeel Ahmed Sumbria.

The oxygen generation plant in Doda is primarily aimed at making all hospitals capable to tackle any emergency.

Talking to Greater Kashmir, DDC Doda Chairman Kotwal said that the oxygen generation plant was much needed in the area to tackle any emergency.

“We are thankful to the government and Lt Governor Manoj Sinha for providing the much-needed support to this hospital,” he said.

Kotwal also lauded the efforts of BMO Bhaderwah Dr Sumbria for the successful commissioning of the project.

BMO Bhaderwah Dr Sumbria said that this would help the poor and needy people of Block Bhaderwah and its peripheries in a big way as now there would be no need to refer the patients to other hospitals due to lack of oxygen.

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