Uttar Pradesh to set up oxygen generators in every district

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Lucknow: Taking a step to meet the shortage of oxygen required to treat Covid-19 patients, the excise and sugar industry and sugarcane development department of the UP government has initiated the process to install oxygen generators across the state.

According to the statement issued by the department, the plants will be installed in various hospitals of the shortlisted 75 districts. The official release stated that the work has already begun in 27 districts. The work is completed in Saharanpur, Fatehpur, Aligarh, Etah, Hathras, Pratapgarh and Prayagraj.

The statement said, “Through the combined efforts of the Excise, Sugar Industry and Sugarcane Development Department, about 30 units of Excise Department and 45 sugar mills have ensured that in every district, there is at least one community health centre or district hospital with 35-45 beds having full-time oxygen supply through oxygen generators.”

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