Coal India arms NCL to install 2 oxygen plants, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld
Development is taking on importance in the wake of the country facing a shortage of life-saving gas amid the surge in COVID-19 cases.
“NCL … is installing two oxygen production plants with a capacity of 600 liters / min in its regions of Nehru Shatabdi Chikitsalaya, Jayant (MP) and Atal Chikitsalaya, Bina (UP), which will serve residents of the Singrauli and Sonbhadra region, “the PSU said in a statement.
In the workplace, NCL has ensured strict COVID measures as well as full compliance with government COVID guidelines. Proper disinfection of machines, workshops, maintenance of social distancing, thermal scanning, etc., are rigorously carried out, the statement said.
COVID safety equipment has been provided. A dedicated COVID testing center and special fever clinic, COVID clearance cell and 24-hour control center are also operating.
Massive awareness of appropriate COVID behavior in the workplace, the use of digital media, proper quarantine and isolation, the provision of timely and top-notch medical facilities have been taken, he said. -he adds.
NCL has set up the dedicated facility with more than 750 beds for COVID in its various operational areas with more than 100 oxygen beds. Fifty more oxygen concentrators are being purchased to bring the oxygen bed to 200. A purchase order for 1,000 doses of Remdisivir has been placed. Mass vaccination is underway in various centers and more than 10,000 vaccines have been administered to date.
Giving a boost to energy security at the time of testing, NCL Chairman and CEO PK Sinha urged an uninterrupted supply of coal to the nation.
Coal India (CIL) accounts for over 80 percent of national coal production.