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Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division commissions state-of-the-art Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plant

West Bokaro, August 23, 2021

In its efforts to combat COVID-19 and be future ready, Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division commissioned state-of-the-art Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plant at Tata Central Hospital, West Bokaro. Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel graced the occasion as Chief Guest in the presence of Dr Sudhir Rai, General Manager, Medical Services, Tata Steel, Dr Rajan Chaudhry, Advisor, Medical Services, Tata Steel, Mr Sourav Roy, Chief (Corporate Social Responsibility), Tata Steel and Mr Manish Mishra, General Manager, West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel.

Set-up  by Tata Steel Foundation, the PSA Oxygen Plant is spread over 726 sq ft. in area and has a capacity of 833 Liters Per Minute. Beside the Oxygen Plant is the Oxygen Manifold and storage area for keeping filled and empty oxygen cylinders. The PSA Oxygen Plant will not only make Tata Central Hospital a fully self-sufficient hospital in terms of medical oxygen supply but will also enhance the medical facility by providing continuous oxygen support to all 50 beds inside the hospital during peak times.

Tata Central Hospital in collaboration with Tata Steel Foundation has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation at West Bokaro and is making every possible effort to serve the community in the best possible way. In May this year, 80-bed COVID Care Centre was inaugurated by Mr Hemant Soren, Honorable Chief Minister, Government of Jharkhand at West Bokaro in May this year. Apart from setting-up a full-fledged Oxygen Plant, Tata Steel is playing a critical role when it comes to COVID care support. So far more than 33,000 people from in and around West Bokaro have been vaccinated and in days to come Tata Steel Foundation will provide vaccination at doorstep in the peripheral villages. In Jharkhand, more than 1,83,000 people have been counselled on COVID-19 related issues, more than 34000 food packets served to the community, 18000 masks distributed among the community  and 3.5 lakh RAT kits have been distributed so far to combat COVID-19.

Present on the occasion were, Mr B V Sudhir, Chief (BC), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Mr P K Srivastava, Chief (CEP), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Dr Ashish Roy, Chief Medical Officer, West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Mr Rajesh Kumar, Head (CEP), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Mr Mahesh Prasad, President, RCMS, West Bokaro and Mr Kailash Gope, Secretary, RCMS, West Bokaro.