The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to set up an oxygen plant as well as provide services through oxygen concentrators for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. The President of Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Bibi Jagir Kaur said, the SGPC is setting up an oxygen plant at Shri Guru Ramdas Medical College in Amritsar, which will start working within a week.
She said, for the purpose, the approval has also been taken from the Central Government and two big generators have also been purchased. She said the SGPC is also making efforts to prepare oxygen from air as well. The SGPC president said that Shri Guru Ram Das Hospital has already been reserved for corona patients, which has a facility of 100 beds and 37 ventilators. In view of rising cases of Covid-19, the SGPC has now set up temporary wards at Gurudwara Manji Sahib Alamgir with two rows of 25 beds each and 25 beds facility at Shri Damdama Sahib.