Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Thursday, dedicated a Liquid Medical Oxygen plant facility at MKCG Medical College in Berhampur on virtual platform.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister hoped that it would help reduce pressure on oxygen cylinders in the MKCG medical college and hospital that caters to the needs of south Odisha districts, particularly Ganjam.
Assuring that the Government is taking all possible measures to save precious lives, the Chief Minister said the oxygen supply management is being monitored on an hourly-basis.
He added that the state is further strengthening oxygen management through purchase of oxygen cylinders, establishment of Oxygen generating facilities and deployment of LMO containers. To plan for future oxygen requirement and management, a Taskforce has also been set up, the CM added.