Mathura: Energy Sources Minister Shrikant Sharma inspected the district hospital on Wednesday. He instructed the DM to complete the work of the oxygen plant by 20 May. Along with this, instructions were also given to the needy patients in the city to get oxygen immediately. He said that the supply capacity of the Oxygen plant to be set up from MLA fund in the district hospital would be 01 ton per day. This will increase the availability of 100 cylinder oxygen daily. It will be supplied by providing both a connection to the bed and the cylinder. At present, the district hospital and women's hospital along with the joint district hospital will also get its benefits.
The Energy Minister said that plants with a capacity of 9.5 tonnes of oxygen supply are being set up in 4 private hospitals. After setting up a 1-ton plant from the MLA fund in the district hospital, the oxygen plant is to be set up in the joint district hospital, Vrindavan. This will also make government hospitals self-sufficient in oxygen supply. The Energy Minister also instructed to arrange shade and water for the people coming for the test in the district hospital. Also asked to give a medicine kit to those who come positive in the antigen test. He also instructed the family members of positive patients and people of the neighborhood to conduct tests and start the medicine on the basis of symptoms.
He said that patients should not go astray in the district hospital and asked to issue a helpline number so that they can complain in case of trouble. Instructed to appoint DM as nodal officer in district hospital also. The Health Department was asked to reserve ambulance and carcass for government hospitals.