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L&T sets up oxygen plant at Ponneri Government Hospital | Chennai News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Larsen & Toubro has supplied an oxygen plant of 500 LPM (litres per minute) capacity to the Government Hospital at Ponneri in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. L&T is in the process of commissioning five more oxygen plants in various other places in Tamil Nadu.
As part of its corporate responsibility to help India fight Covid-19, the company has been distributing oxygen plants, high-end medical equipment like ventilators, mobile X-ray units, oxygen concentrators and the like.
The other five new medical oxygen generators will be supplied and commissioned at government hospitals in Chengalpet, Saidapet (500 LPM) and Royapettah and ESI hospitals in Coimbatore and Erode with capacity of 1000 LPM each.
The six oxygen generators, costing about Rs 6.5 crore, will be commissioned in four to six weeks.
In addition, L&T has supplied ventilators, mobile X-ray units, oxygen concentrators, CPAP machines to government hospitals in Madurai, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and Virudhunagar and Covid centres in Chennai and supported an NGO to supply oxygen concentrators to the Greater Chennai Corporation.
The spent Rs 8.5 crore to set up medical equipment in Tamil Nadu.
S N Subrahmanyan, CEO & MD, Larsen & Toubro said: “As builders to the nation, we are standing by our country in this very difficult hour by supporting governments with high-end medical equipment in their fight against the pandemic. Nothing is more precious than human lives and we are extending all manner of support to help people remain safe and healthy.”
Apart from Tamil Nadu, L&T is also supporting various healthcare organizations under the state governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and the Andamans.


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