The plant will ensure 24×7 oxygen supply to the hospital; beneficial for the DPT staff and people in the locality
Oxygen generator unit can generate 20,000 litres of oxygen per hour at 5-6 bar pressure

Union Minister of State (I/C) for Ports, Shipping & Waterways Shri Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated Medical Oxygen Generator Unit with Medical oxygen copper piping network and associated facilities like Firefighting system and Automatic oxygen source changeover system through oxygen cylinder bank, at Deendayal Port Trust hospital, Gopalpuri, Gandhidham (Kutch) virtually today.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Mandaviya appreciated the port team and all stakeholders for completing the work of the oxygen plant in just 20 days. Appreciating the efforts done by all Ports in the pandemic, Shri Mandaviya said ports are contributing to fighting against COVID-19 by facilitating oxygen supply, creating a green channel for cargoes related to COVID-19 materials, and waiving the port charges. He said ports will continue to provide better facilities to the people living in the surrounding areas.