Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan inspected the newly constructed 1000 bed temporary Covid Hospital near BORL in Bina of Sagar district on Sunday and also held a meeting related to the construction of the hospital.
Chouhan said that this is the first oxygen supply based temporary hospital in the state, where there will be a direct oxygen pipe line up to the bed. This hospital is being made fully equipped. He said that our objective is that Madhya Pradesh should also become self-reliant in the matter of availability of oxygen in future. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that we have to be ready for every competition against Corona. In this connection, large oxygen plants are being set up in the state. He said that talks are also going on with organizations like GAIL, INOX etc. in this connection.
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that large-scale construction work of the hospital is going on here. The industrial oxygen of Bina refinery will be converted into medical oxygen and used for patients. This is a big project which will prove to be a big boon for Covid patients from the surrounding districts including Sagar, Vidisha, Ashoknagar and Guna.
Pradhan said that in the matter of availability of oxygen, the Central and Madhya Pradesh governments are constantly working together. Soon Madhya Pradesh will become self-reliant in oxygen.
Chouhan and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inspected the temporary hospital site on the occasion and also reviewed the entire roadmap.