Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation 35 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plants established under PM CARES in an event to be held at AIIMS Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on 7 October at 11 am, an official release said on Wednesday (6 October).
These PSA oxygen plants have been set up across 35 States and Union Territories.
With this, all districts of the country will now have commissioned PSA Oxygen Plants.
Prime Minister Modi will also address the gathering on the occasion, PMO said in a release.
Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen (Retired) Gurmit Singh and Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, along with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will also be present on the occasion.
Till now, a total of 1,224 PSA Oxygen Plants have been funded under PM CARES all across the country, out of which more than 1,100 Plants have been commissioned, providing an output of over 1750 MT oxygen per day, the PMO said.
The project to commission a PSA oxygen plant in each district of the country was executed while dealing with complex challenges of hilly areas, islands and territories with difficult terrain, it added.
According to the PMO release, the operations and maintenance of these plants have been ensured by training more than 7,000 personnel.
The plants come with an embedded Internet of Things (IoT) device for real time monitoring of their functioning and performance through a consolidated web portal.
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