HCL today announced that it has provided 17 ready-to-use oxygen plants to the Govt. of Delhi. These plants have been imported from France and are now deployed across seven hospitals in the city. The total combined capacity of the 17 plants is 7300 liters per minute (LPM). The plants were inaugurated today, in a virtual ceremony, in the presence of Shri Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Satyendar Jain, State Health Minister, and Ms. Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson of HCL Technologies.
The virtual ceremony is available for viewing here – https://www.youtube.com/c/DelhiGovernmentDG/
The 17 plants are part of the total 21 ready-to-use Oxygen plants that HCL has committed to provide to the State Govt. The remaining four plants have also arrived in Delhi and will be installed over the next few days. These plants are aimed at ensuring oxygen support to COVID-19 patients across various hospitals in the capital as well as enabling the Govt. of Delhi to be adequately prepared for a possible third wave of the pandemic.
The details of the hospitals, number of plants delivered and their capacity is mentioned below:
|Hospital||Number of Plants||Capacity|
|Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital||3||500 LPM each|
|Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital||3||400 LPM each|
|Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital||3||400 LPM each|
|Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital||3||2 Plants of 300 LPM, and 1 Plant of 400 LPM|
|Sant Nirankari Charitable Hospital||2||500 LPM each|
|Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital||2||500 LPM each|
|Burari Field Hospital||1||400 LPM|
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