No. PR- 128
October 18, 2021
PHD Family Welfare Foundation boosts health infrastructure to counter plausible 3rd wave of Covid-19 with the installation of oxygen generation plant at RMS Chest Clinic and TB Hospital, New Delhi
The installation of this oxygen generation plant is aimed at providing a much needed aid to the health infrastructure to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the third wave
New Delhi, October 14, 2021: In a strategy to counter the plausible third wave of Covid-19, PHD Family Welfare Foundation (PHDFWF), the social arm of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), has inaugurated an oxygen generation plant at RMS Chest Clinic and TB Hospital, New Delhi on October 14, 2021. Shri Shyam Jaju, Former National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party; Lt. Col. (Rtd.) B. K. Oberoi, Honorable Chairman, SDMC; Mr. Pradeep Multani, President, PHDCCI; Smt. Anuradha Goel, Chairperson, PHD Family Welfare Foundation and Mr. Saurabh Sanyal, Secretary-General, PHDCCI, were among the dignitaries present on the occasion.
Shri Randhir Sahay, Additional Commissioner, Health (SDMC) – He gave the welcome address and thanked PHD Chamber for installing oxygen generation plant which will provide 350 litres of oxygen per minute and can easily be used for 40 beds. This Oxygen plant is dedicated to poor and needy people.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Shyam Jaju, Former National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party, said that the corona pandemic shook the ever so strong beliefs of us humans and made us all realize that healthcare is and must always be the top most priority. The seriousness and dire need of sufficient oxygen was realized when people lost their lives due to shortage oxygen, no amount of money could help them get oxygen. Thanks to the PHD Family Welfare Foundation, South Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Rotary Club of South Delhi for supporting the installation of oxygen plants across Delhi.
Shri Rajpal Singh, Chairman, Ward Committee – CNZ mentioned that, till now by the 2 oxygen plants have been successfully installed in the central zone of South Delhi. The capacity of the oxygen plant being inaugurated today here at the RMS Chest Clinic & TB Hospital, Delhi is 350ltr, this will be utilised at its maximum potential that will provide ample amount of oxygen to those in need. He also announced that anyone needing oxygen can get free of cost oxygen from this oxygen plant, they only need to show their ID and those who will utilise the oxygen for commercial purposes, they will get oxygen from the Nehru Nagar oxygen plant at 50% of the total cost.
Lt. Col. (Rtd.) B. K. Oberoi, shared that during the Covid crisis the whole nation came together and all of the state machinery was put to maximum use to try and save as many lives as possible. In second wave, a lot of us lost dear and nears ones but now with all the preparations in place we are positive that no matter if the third wave comes or not, we have ample resources to tackle any such catastrophe.
Shri Pradeep Multani (President PHDCCI)– Welcomed the dignitaries on the dais and appreciated the great work done by SDMC, especially in the health care. He also threw light upon how the country suffered during second wave of Covid due to shortage of oxygen. He shared about work being done by PHD’s social arms, PHD Family welfare Foundation and Rural Development Foundation. Mr Multani also expressed PHDCCI’s willingness to continue working together with SDMC.
Smt. Anuradha Goel, Chairperson, PHD Family Welfare Foundation mentioned that, during first and second wave of covid-19 PHDFWF worked as the frontline workers and served the needy by conducting free medical health checkup camps, distributing dry food packets to the migrant labourers, monthly ration to the families who have lost their only bread earner and have enrolled their family members in skill development units to impart them skills to make them financially independent, distributing nutritional food packets and health care services to abandoned and street children living in Child Care Institutions in Delhi. PHDFWF with help of its esteemed donors will also donating 12 Oxygen Generation plants in various parts of the country to combat the shortage of oxygen in government & charity hospitals.
This event was supported by Annual Sponsors such as DLF India; Multani Pharmaceuticals; UFLEX; JK Tyre & Industries; Marble City; Paramount Cables; SMC Investments and Advisors; Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic; Comtech Interio; DCM Shriram Industries; Radico Khaitan; R.E. Rogers India; Ajit Industries; EaseMyTrip; Synergy Environics; Continental Carriers; Timberworkz; Jindal Stainless; Modern Automobiles; P S Bedi & Co; IFFCO and Hindware.
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