Kohima, May 15: Nagaland’s first Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plant provided set-up PMCARES will be functional from Monday at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK), said a health official.
Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom will inaugurate the first PSA plant at NHAK on Monday after which production of medical oxygen will commence, said Joint Director of Health and Family Welfare Department, Dr Neisakho Kere Saturday.
The sample of oxygen produced by the PSA Plant at NHAK was sent for testing on May 10 while a quality test of the oxygen started on May 13 and completed on Friday.
“Tested sample of medical oxygen is confirming to IP 2018 Standard Quality and is fit for use for Medical Purposes,” stated the test result signed by Director of FARE LABS Private Limited, Gurgaon, D Mathur.
Construction of two more PSA plants, one each in Dimapur and Mokokchung district is progressing while other districts would also be having PSA oxygen generation plants funded by UNDP and UNICEF.
(Page News Service)