Khargone: National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited, the largest energy conglomerate of the country has not only ensured uninterrupted power supply to the country during the second wave of Covid-19 but also has reached out to the society and has made significant effort to combat the spread of Covid-19 by enhancing medical infrastructure in different parts of the country.
While there was acute shortage of Oxygen beds across the country, NTPC came forward and developed more than 600 oxygen-beds and 1,200 isolation beds in its different projects and surroundings on war footing in a span of one week which proved to be life saviour for many including the general public.
NTPC has been working in close coordination with the state and district administration and has augmented medical infrastructure even at remote locations.
NTPC installed 250 Oxygen supported beds, 20 HDUs and 10 ICUs in District hospital of Khargone, Madhya Pradesh at a cost of Rs 2.24 crore. This facility at remote location has come as a boon to the public at large, saving lives of many during the unprecedented Covid-19.
During the ongoing crisis, various NTPC projects has provided more than 2,000 Industrial cylinders to various district. NTPC is playing a major role in creating infrastructure of Oxygen generation across the country by setting up more than 2 dozen oxygen generation plants with some of them having the facility of bottling and refilling Oxygen cylinders.
NTPC Vindhyachal alone has treated more than 250 people infected with Covid of their vicinity along with providing treatment to its own workforce.