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PSA OXYGEN PLANTS NTPC DADRI AND NTPC BOGAINGAON INAUGURATED

PSA OXYGEN PLANTS NTPC DADRI AND NTPC BOGAINGAON INAUGURATED

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On 7 Oct 2021, the PSA Oxygen Plant at NTPC Dadri and NTPC Bogaingaon have been inaugurated. This inauguration was done as per the guidelines from the Ministry of Power (MOP) and in series of dedications of PSA Oxygen Plant in each state and UT to Nation, funded by PM CARES by Hon’ble Prime Minister through virtual inauguration from AIIMS Rishikesh.

NTPC Dadri Oxygen Plant:

  • There are 2 plants with a capacity of 5 m³ per hour each, which is sufficient to generate 83  litres per minute.
  • This plant was installed for preparedness against the COVID pandemic.
  • It will help to tackle any untoward incident of the Requirement of medical oxygen in the township and vicinity.

Oxygen Plant at NTPC Bongaigaon:

  • It has been inaugurated to tackle COVID 19 crisis.
  • Under the Ministry of Power Initiative, NTPC Bongaigaon under its Corporate Social Responsibility inaugurated the oxygen boosting & bottling plant for its Pressure Swing Adsorption Technology (PSA type) oxygen plant of the total capacity of 15 Nm3/hr (Configuration of PSA type oxygen generation plant shall be 3x5Nm3/hr Modules).
  • The oxygen plant established as a preventive measure and care against COVID 19 was inaugurated at NTPC Bongaigaon Hospital premises.

NTPC:

  • It is formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited.
  • It is an Indian statutory corporation.
  • It engages in the generation of electricity and allied activities.
  • It is a statutory corporation incorporated under the Companies Act 1956.
  • It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

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