Punjab govt to set up Oxygen plant in Lahore
LAHORE (CityNews) – Government of Punjab has decided to establish an oxygen manufacturing plant in provincial capital due rising demand amid coronavirus pandemic.
According to details, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar was briefed that a large oxygen plant can be established in Rs80 million while a medium size plant can begin working in just 60 million rupees.
CM Buzdar, while deciding to establish a plant instead of purchasing oxygen cylinders from market, approved a pilot project in Lahore and directed Secretary Primary Health to submit a plan within two weeks.
It was also decided to establish Oxygen plants in other divisional headquarters if the pilot program in Lahore succeeds.