Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das, Sambalpur MP Nitesh Ganga Deb, Chhendipada MLA Susanta Kumar Behera, JSPL’s Chairman Naveen Jindal, senior officers of State Government and JSPL officials were present on the occasion.
The COVID Care Centre is equipped with 270 oxygen supported beds, which includes 10 Non-invasive ventilation beds and five ICU beds with ventilators.
The Company plans to expand the capacity of the COVID Care Centre to 400 beds by next month. Local community members can avail of the facility providing free COVID-19 testing, isolation centre, Ambulance services, medical treatment with free medicines, food as well as Counseling services. A dedicated team of doctors and paramedics are engaged to provide 24x7 service in the Centre.
Inaugurating the COVID Care Centre, Pradhan appreciated JSPL’s support to the government in fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic. He lauded the Company’s role in supplying the lifesaving liquid medical oxygen to various hospitals across the country.
The Union Minister stated that JSPL’s vision to build the largest Steel Plant of the World of 25 MTPA at Angul by 2030 will certainly fructify the aspiration of the local youths for sustainable livelihood and improve the quality of Life of the People in the Region.
State Health Minister also thanked JSPL for its efforts to extend life support Oxygen, medical treatment and livelihood support for the local community to fight the global pandemic.