SRINAGAR: Principal GMC Kathua, Dr Anjali Nadir Bhat informed that with the functioning of 2250 LPM unit at GMC Kathua, the institution has become self sufficient in meeting the oxygen supply need. The hospital has also stocked 346 D-Type and 120 B-type Oxygen Cylinders as a buffer to meet any exigency.
She said 50 Oxygen Concentators were also received by GMC Kathua which are being utilised for patient care in Covid Isolation wards.
As per the data shared by Health Department, the CHC Parole , CHC Billawar, CHC Bani, CHC Basohli, CHC Hiranagar and AK Gupta Hospitals are equipped with 237 B- type and 350 D-Type Oxygen Cylinders besides sufficient provision has been made for Oxygenated beds at Covid Care Centres in CHC Kharote, Polytechnic College Badala, Engineering College Janglote, GDC Billawar and Community Hall, Hiranagar.
Pertinently, as informed by Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav in a presser the other day, an additional 750 LPM capacity Oxygen Generation Plant besides a 1000 LPM capacity Oxygen Generation Plant has been sanctioned for GMC Kathua , which will scale up the capacity to 4000 LPM and also help in increasing the number of Oxygen Supported Beds.