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Neemuch: Madhya Pradesh’s first oxygen plant inaugurated in Manasa, chief minister praises local efforts

He further said that Madhya Pradesh is in process of unlocking and restrictions will be lifted gradually. “Economic activities will start but we will have to take precautions because the pandemic is not yet over,” he added.

FP News Service | Updated on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 01:45 PM IST

Elected representatives outside oxygen plant in Manasa on Sunday  |
Elected representatives outside oxygen plant in Manasa on Sunday |
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Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh): Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the oxygen plant in Manasa virtually on Sunday. This is the first oxygen plant to have become functional in the state. This is the first plant to be established at tehsil level in Madhya Pradesh.

Oxygen plant of Manasa is built at a cost of Rs 55 lakh. For this, BJP MLA Aniruddh Maru released Rs 25 lakh from MLA fund. MP Sudhir Gupta gave Rs 10 lakh. An amount of about Rs 33 lakh was received from donors.

The plant will supply 323 litres of oxygen per minute. About 75 cylinders will be filled every day and 50 beds per day will receive oxygen directly.

“I am pleased to say that Child Covid Care Centre will also benefit from this facility as we are preparing for third wave. MLA Aniruddh Maru has done great work in association with government and administration,” Chouhan said.

He further said that Madhya Pradesh is in process of unlocking and restrictions will be lifted gradually. “Economic activities will start but we will have to take precautions because the pandemic is not yet over,” he added.

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Published on: Monday, May 31, 2021, 01:45 PM IST