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REC Ltd to set up 1,000 LPM Oxygen generation plant in Uttarakhand

REC Limited has committed to providing financial assistance of Rs 1 crore to set up an Oxygen generation plant at Base Hospital, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

REC Ltd to set up 1,000 LPM Oxygen generation plant in Uttarakhand
REC Ltd to set up 1,000 LPM Oxygen generation plant in Uttarakhand
  • REC Ltd has signed an MoA with the Uttarakhand govt for setting up an Oxygen generation plant

  • As part of REC's CSR initiative, a 1000 litres per minute oxygen plant will be set up at Base Hospital, Pithoragarh

New Delhi: REC Limited through its CSR arm REC Foundation has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Chief Medical Officer, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, committing financial assistance to the tune of Rs 1.85 crore under its CSR initiative. As part of the project, 1,000 litres per minute oxygen generation plant will be set up at Base Hospital, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Along with that, 22 oxygen concentrators and 200 fowler beds with wheels will also be provided to the hospital, increasing its bed capacity from 250 to 450. The initiative is aimed at strengthening the COVID-19 care facility at the hospital to provide necessary medical care to the local community.

REC Foundation has been continuously working towards improving the health systems in the country. Earlier this month, the Foundation provided financial assistance of Rs 2.21 crore towards the installation of 1,700 litres per minute oxygen generator plant (full assembly) and 150 kVA generator plant at Dalvi Hospital, Pune. The project has been implemented by Pune Municipal Corporation and is providing an uninterrupted oxygen supply in the hospital.

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Another project supported by the foundation, Pandit Ram Sumer Shukla Smriti Government Medical College in Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand has been converted into a COVID treatment centre. The centre has a 300-bed hospital including a 36 bed ICU ward and facilities such as an isolation centre, testing centre, etc. The project has strengthened the medical infrastructure in the district and has increased the local administration's response to the pandemic in providing relevant medical treatment and services on time.

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