Nagda: The efforts made by the public representatives to combat the third wave of Covid-19 are proving to be fruitful.
Former Union Minister Dr Thawarchand Gehlot approved Rs 60 lakh from the CSR fund of Alimco, a company under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, for the oxygen plant. It will be installed in the Bima Hospital. Similarly, MLA Dilip Singh Gurjar has provided funds to set up a 10 bedded ICU ward at a cost of Rs 40 lakhs. The items of ICU ward have also been received by the hospital management several days ago. After completion of painting and electrical work, air conditioners have also been installed. The remaining work is going on and within a week only the citizens of the area will get the gift of the oxygen plant and ICU.
Along with this, the work of 100 oxygen beds in the Bima Hospital is also going to be completed soon. On Wednesday, after discussing with the sub-divisional officer Ashutosh Goswami and the engineer and other officers who came for the oxygen plant installation from Ahmedabad, inspected and discussed starting the plant as soon as possible.
Dr. Gehlot has also provided Rs 25 lakhs for Khachrod and Rs 25 lakhs for Alot. Similarly, MLA Gurjar provided necessary material for the ICU ward at a cost of Rs 40 lakh, which includes ICU bed, ECG, digital X-ray machine, monitor and other necessary materials. Similarly, an ICU ward has been prepared and started in Khachrod also with the MLA fund of Rs 10 lakhs. Gurjar has also provided Rs 37 lakhs for ventilators, ambulances and Rs 40 lakhs for two oxygen cylinders and flow meters in each ward of Nagda-Khachrod. Similarly, material has also been made available in the hospital of Champakheda.
After the setting up of the oxygen plant and ICU, the citizens of the area will not have to go to other cities for health facilities.