As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage in the country, the Centre has approved the setting up of two pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants in Arunachal Pradesh.

As per reports, the plants would be set by DRDO at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) at Naharlagun and Tenga in the West Kameng district.

Union health and family welfare ministry has approved the setting up of the plants under PM Cares Fund.

“In a big boost to Arunachal’s fight against #CoronaPandemic, has approved for setting up of PSA oxygen plants at TRIHMS, Naharlagun & Tenga in West Kameng district to be setup under #PMCaresFund. This will help augment oxygen supply for covid patients,” chief minister Pema Khandu said in a tweet.

Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday received a consignment of 150 oxygen concentrators from the World Health Organisation (WHO) with a capacity of up to 8 litres per minute.

“The WHO is supporting India in filling critical gaps in the availability of Oxygen. To help Arunachal deal with the #CoronaPandemic, the WHO provided 150 oxygen concentrators for the State, which was received by health minister libang alo,” Khandu said in another tweet.

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