Expressing gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that it was only due to the personal intervention of the Prime Minister that Jammu and Kashmir received 16 oxygen concentrators from Europe in a short span of time.
Capacity to produce 4 thousand liters per minute
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday received a new consignment of nine medical oxygen production concentrators from Germany, which arrived in India as an aid at the Srinagar airport. The European-made state-of-the-art Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen generation concentrator was airlifted from Frankfurt, Germany by a C-17 cargo aircraft of the Indian Air Force on June 5 and delivered on Monday morning.
Even before this, a consignment of seven PSA concentrates was delivered to the Indian Air Force Jammu and Kashmir on 17 May. On this occasion, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that it was only due to the personal intervention of the Prime Minister that Jammu and Kashmir has received 16 oxygen concentrators from Europe in a short span of time.
Sinha said, “I express my gratitude to the Hon’ble Prime Minister for his continuous efforts to look after the health and well being of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. We aim to augment the medical supplies in the Union Territory to meet any health emergency in future.”
The Jammu & Kashmir Government received a fresh consignment of 9 Medical Oxygen Generation Plants from Germany at the Srinagar Airport, today. pic.twitter.com/f4weLdKKkr
— Manoj Sinha (@manojsinha_) June 7, 2021
Oxygen production capacity of 4,000 liters per minute
Apart from this, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha also appreciated the efforts of different Union Territories and Central Government Departments. This includes the Public Works Department of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Air Force, Ministry of Defence, Consulate Frankfurt, shipping agents and others.
According to the information received, this oxygen concentrator found as a help has the capacity to produce 4,000 liters of oxygen per minute. Of these, five new plants will be set up in hospitals in Kashmir, while the other four with a production capacity of 4,400 liters per minute will be set up in hospitals in Jammu. At present, there are 40 oxygen production concentrators in Jammu and Kashmir. With the addition of nine new ones, the availability of medical oxygen in the hospitals of the Union Territory will exceed 60,000 liters per minute.
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