PSA oxygen plant in Ukhrul inspected ahead of inauguration by CM Biren

As part of the inspection, a trial run of the PSA oxygen plant in Ukhrul was carried out.


Ahead of the inauguration of the Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen plant in Ukhrul by chief minister N Biren on Monday, a district administration team led by Ukhrul DC Joseph Pauline Kamsom inspected the PSA oxygen plant site on Sunday.

The inauguration of the PSA oxygen plant would also be attended by Tribal Affairs and Hills Minister, Vungzagin Valte; Chingai AC MLA, Khashim Vashum; Ukhrul AC MLA, Alfred Kanngam Arthur; and ADC Ukhrul caretaker chairman, Yaronsho Ngalung. As part of the inspection, a trial run of the PSA oxygen plant was carried out.

The much needed oxygen plant for Ukhrul district has been set up at Ukhrul district hospital and was constructed under 15th Finance Commission Grants. Materials required for setting up the much-needed oxygen plant reached the district hospital on May 27.

Earlier on May 29, the deputy commissioner, who was accompanied by the medical superintendent of Ukhrul, CEO of ADC Ukhrul, SDO Chingai and consultants from Guwahati had also inspected the oxygen generation plant for smooth functioning.

Meanwhile, Ukhrul district reported three COVID-19 positive cases while seven patients were discharged. 

According to DSO Ukhrul, cumulative COVID-19 positive cases remained at 997, of which 578 are males and 419 are females. The cumulative fatalities remained at 28.

First Published:Aug. 8, 2021, 10:50 p.m.

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