Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya today virtually inaugurated PSA oxygen plant supplied by the Fertilisers And Chemicals Travancore Limited, FACT at Basti in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion Mr Mandaviya said that the challenging times of covid pandemic have given us the opportunity to rethink and redevelop our health and medical infrastructure, enhance manufacturing capacity and develop local supply networks. He said under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Government has taken all possible steps to fight the pandemic and is committed to ensure the better health and safety of the people of the country.
The Minister informed that the 500 litres per minute capacity Pressure Swing Adsorption oxygen plant is set up as a Corporate Social Responsibility project of the company. He further informed that this is one among the five PSA oxygen plants ordered by FACT for various hospitals to meet the medical oxygen demand. Mr Mandaviya said, the other four plants will be installed in various Government hospitals in Kerala.