District Hospital, Kargil gets 500 LPM oxygen plant

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Kargil, Jul 27, 2022
CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan during the inauguration of 500 LPM Oxygen Plant at District Hospital, Kargil.
Kargil :

CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan inaugurated a 500 LPM Oxygen Plant installed under the CSR &SD initiative of NHPC Ltd at District Hospital Kargil on July 26.

Executive Councilor, Aga Syed Mehdi Fazili; Bikram Singh, Group General Manager of NHPC; CMO Kargil, Dr. Munwar Hussain Wazir; Medical Superintendent, DH Kargil, Dr. Kacho Liyaqat Ali Khan besides other concerned officials were present on the occasion.

CEC Khan said that the need for oxygen facilities was felt during the Covid-19 pandemic and so far every Community Health Centre (CHC) in Kargil has now an oxygen facility available. He also said that the hospital at Kurbathang has already an oxygen facility available. He said that oxygen facilities will ease the public at large and the patients and will help handle critical patients during emergencies.

CEC on behalf of the administration of LAHDC, Kargil thanked NHPC for making the oxygen plant functional.

Bikram Singh, Group General Manager said that NHPC along with electricity generation is doing many welfare works under CSR and the oxygen plant has been installed under the same. He thanked CEC Kargil and DC Kargil for their support from time to time in installing the oxygen plant. Singh said that they will continue its welfare works under CSR in the Kargil district.

He also informed that NHPC has already installed a 500 LPM oxygen plant at CHC Sankoo which was earlier inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh RK Mathur.