CHANDIGARH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new oxygen plant at Government Multi Speciality Hospital (GMSH) of Sector 16 on October 7. The inauguration will be conducted online from Rishikesh AIIMS as part of the launch of over 160 oxygen plants across the country.
The oxygen plant comprises of 500 LPM (Litres Per Minute) capacity at GMSH-16. It has played a crucial role in meeting oxygen shortage during the second COVID-19 wave. A senior UT official said although the plant had been functional for the past several months, its official inauguration was pending.