November 29, 2022
NDTV News


Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma shared photographs of the brand new oxygen plant at Tura Civil Hospital.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma launched three emergency Oxygen crops at three civil hospitals within the state to offer intensive-care therapy to COVID-19 sufferers.

The oxygen provide has been made accessible at Tura, Jowai and Nongpoh civil hospitals in Meghalaya.

After Meghalaya witnessed a virtually five-fold spike in energetic Covid circumstances final month, the each day depend has steadily began declining —  421 new circumstances have been reported on Tuesday. The state now has 4,273 energetic circumstances. Along with restrictions and lockdowns, the federal government has additionally begun strengthening healthcare amenities.

A complete of eight oxygen era crops are being put in in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura with the assistance of Japan and United Nations Development (UNDP).

The crops, which have the capability to serve roughly 1,300 hospital beds, utilise stress swing adsorption (PSA) expertise to provide as much as 800 litres of oxygen per minute.

The chief minister, after inaugurating the oxygen era crops, stated: “I would like to thank UNDP, the people of Japan and the Government of Japan for contributing to this crisis management and enabling the state of Meghalaya to fight Covid in a stronger way.”

(*3*) Mr Sangma added.

He stated in a disaster like this, the true nature of our relationship comes out. “This help only confirms and strengthens the relationship of Japan and India.”

The chief minister later tweeted photographs of the brand new oxygen plant at Tura Civil Hospital and stated: “A momentous occasion as Meghalaya inaugurates 3 Oxygen Generation Plants today funded by @IndianEmbTokyo and @UNDP_India.”

“As a good friend and partner of India, Japan is very happy to strengthen the capacity of health facilities in Meghalaya in partnership with UNDP. We hope that our contribution will help save more lives,” Satoshi Suzuki, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of India, stated.

Shoko Noda, UNDP Resident Representative in India, stated: “The UNDP stands committed to support the government of India with support from donors, development partners and UN sister agencies. I am happy that our several months of effort to procure, build capacity of hospital staff and set the plants up and running has come to fruition. Together, we can better prepare for future crises.”

The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Meghalaya rose to 45,976 on Tuesday, a well being division official stated, whereas the dying depend rose to 788.



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