PM evaluations use of PSA vegetation, gaseous oxygen

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday chaired a gathering to overview the utilization of gaseous oxygen for medical use.

The Centre had stated earlier that it was figuring out industrial models which produce gaseous oxygen of the requisite purity and is shortlisting these nearer to centres of demand to ascertain short-term Covid care centres near them.

On Sunday, the Prime Minister Office in a press release stated {that a} pilot research for 5 such services had already been initiated.

“This is being accomplished through PSUs or private industries operating the plant & co-ordination of Centre & state governments. It is expected that around 10,000 oxygenated beds can be made available in a short period of time by making temporary hospitals near such plants. State governments are being encouraged to set up more such facilities with oxygenated beds to deal with the pandemic,” a PMO assertion stated.

On Sunday, the method of changing current Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) nitrogen vegetation for the manufacturing of oxygen was additionally mentioned through the overview. According to the assertion, the PM additionally reviewed the progress of the setup of the PSA vegetation.