Sarma said that after the Kovid crisis in the state, the government has set up eight oxygen plants in five medical colleges which are producing 5.25 metric tonnes of oxygen per day.
Guwahati. Assam Minister of Health and Family Welfare Hemant Biswa Sarma Said on Sunday that eight in government hospitals in the state Oxygen Plants have been set up and the state government will help private hospitals and nursing homes to set up their plants. Sarma told that in the state Kovid After the crisis, the government has set up eight oxygen plants in five medical colleges which are producing 5.25 metric tonnes of oxygen per day. He said that three plants have been installed at Gauhati Medical College Hospital which is producing 2.13 MT of oxygen per day while two plants have been installed at Jorhat Medical College Hospital which produce 1.24 MT of oxygen. The minister informed that 0.62 MT of oxygen is being produced from each of the plants set up in the medical colleges of Tezpur, Barpeta and Diphu.
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Sarma said that the process of setting up five more plants is going on and two more plants will start functioning in the next few days. The minister had a meeting with the owners of private nursing homes and hospitals on Saturday night and urged them to set up their own oxygen plants and that “the government would be happy to assist if they need help.” Meanwhile, the state government has directed the Deputy Commissioners to set up separate habitat committees area-wise in villages, urban areas, residential complexes and other areas comprising representatives of reputed public institutions and societies. The government order states that if a person violates the rule of segregation in the house, these committees will have the power to complain to the local police and the police officer can turn these complaints into FIRs to take legal action.
Meanwhile, in another order, the Health and Family Welfare Department has directed that the drivers and assistants of the freight trains entering the Srirampur and Chagolia check bordering the West Bengal border check Kovid-19 at its final destination in Assam. Have to do it. According to the order, passengers of private and commercial vehicles entering through these gates will have to undergo rapid antigen testing at Srirampur and Chagolia probe gates.
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