Employees State Insurance Corporation installs oxygen generation plants at Delhi hospitals

The Employees State Insurance Corporation has recently installed oxygen generation plants at its two hospitals in Delhi NCR area. These include a 440 LPM capacity plant at the ESIC Hospital and Medical College in Faridabad and another plant of 220 LPM capacity at ESIC Hospital in Jhilmil, New Delhi.

In a statement, the Ministry of Labour and Employment said, “This will enable these hospitals to augment the availability of their ICU and Ventilator beds.

According to the statement, the corporation is actively helping fight the battle against COVID-19 by quickly converting it 30 hospitals all over the country into COVID dedicated facilities. These hospitals have around 4200 beds, including 300 ICU beds and 250 ventilator beds. The facility has been made available to all citizens of the country and not just ESIC beneficiaries.

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