Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has inaugurated the construction of liquid oxygen plant in Simara, Rupendehi, on Sunday through virtual medium from Baluwater.
Prime minister expressed happiness on the initiation of the oxygen plant reminiscing the hardships the country has gone through the second wave of Covid outbreak.
He quoted of having to pay high prices to buy oxygen cylinder during this second wave of the virus.
He added, “As the demand for medical equipment’s increased with the advent of the second wave, we had to import to fulfill the demand from neighboring Indian nation. To address the situation, government also had formed new plans of compulsory oxygen plant in each hospital with capacity exceeding 100 beds”.