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Ludhiana, December 13
Om Prakash Soni, Deputy Chief Minister, Punjab on Monday inaugurated the new PSA Oxygen Plant in CMC Hospital Ludhiana. The event was hosted jointly by Christian Medical College & Hospital Ludhiana and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
The project has been driven by the efforts of Rahul Ahuja, Former President, CII and Ashpreet Sahni, Chairman, CII, Ludhiana Zone.
While speaking on the occasion, OP Soni lauded the efforts of CMC & Hospital, Ludhiana in serving the people of Punjab and the neighbouring states for nearly 127 years.
OP Soni appreciated CII for their timely support to the medical fraternity by setting up this oxygen plant which is the need of the hour considering the present Covid pandemic. He recognized the spirit of the doctors and staff of CMC & Hospital, Ludhiana.
He appreciated the efforts of the CII and made a special mention of the PSA Oxygen generator project which has been spearheaded by Rahul Ahuja & Ashpreet Sahni.
The other esteemed guests included Surinder Dawar, MLA- Central Ldh and Kuldeep Singh Vaid, MLA Gill. Dr. S. P Singh, Civil Surgeon, Rahul Ahuja, Former President, CII Punjab State Council, Ashpreet Sahni, Chairman CII Ldh Zone, Neeraj Satija, Former Chairman CII Punjab State Council, Amit Thapar, Vice Chairman CII, Punjab also graced the occasion.
Amit Thapar Vice Chairman CIl, Punjab State Council, acknowledged the contribution of CMC & Hospital, Ludhiana in the field of education & healthcare. He looked forward to a very fruitful association with CMC in the future.
Dr. William Bhatti expressed his deep gratitude to CII for their constant support over the last several years. He mentioned that the New Pectherm Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generator was the need of the hour considering the possibility of the third Covid wave. This oxygen plant generates 500 L / Min and has been connected to the ICU and Covid Wards in CMCH.
The inauguration was attended by the donors of the CII Oxygen Plant project along with City VIPs, CMCL Administration, Faculty and Staff.