NTPC inaugurates PSA Oxygen Plants

New Delhi : The PSA Oxygen Plant at NTPC Dadri and NTPC Bogaingaon have been inaugurated today.

This inaugurations were done as per the guidelines from MOP and in series of dedication of PSA Oxygen Plant in each state and UT to Nation, funded by PM CARES by Prime Minister through virtual inauguration from AIIMS Rishikesh.

The PSA Oxygen Plant at NTPC Dadri was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri B Srinivasa Rao, CGM NTPC Dadri on October 07,2021.The virtual inauguration and address by Hon’ble Prime Minister was also witnessed by Shri B.Srinivasa Rao,CGM(Dadri) with senior officials and employees.

In NTPC Dadri Oxygen plant, there are two plants of capacity 5 m³ per hour each, which Is sufficient to generate 83 litres per minute. This plant was installed in view of preparedness against COVID pandemic. This unit of NTPC Dadri will help to tackle any untoward incident of Requirement of medical oxygen in township and vicinity.

In addition to this, Oxygen Plant at NTPC Bongaigaon has been inaugurated to tackle COVID 19 crisis . Under the Ministry of Power Initiative, NTPC Bongaigaon under its Corporate Social Responsibility inaugurated the oxygen boosting & bottling plant for its Pressure Swing Adsorption Technology (PSA type) oxygen plant of total capacity of 15 Nm3/hr (Configuration of PSA type oxygen generation plant shall be 3x5Nm3/hr Modules).The Oxygen plant was inauguration post the dedication of various Oxygen plants across the country by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi under PM Care Fund.The oxygen plant set up as a preventive measure and care against COVID 19 was inaugurated at NTPC Bongaigaon Hospital premises by Dr. Jahiruddin Ahmed, Joint Director, Health Services, Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam in the presence of Shri Subrata Mandal, ED, NTPC Bongaigaon and corona warriors of the station. The corona warriors include the employees and medical staff of the power station who have contributed to setting of this plant and ensuring its completion.

With a life of 15 years, NTPC Bongaigaon’s oxygen plant has a piping network which is being provided for 40 beds at NTPC site hospital. Provision for back up supply from the cylinder banks is also being provided with automatic changeover from direct supply (PSA module) to Cylinder bank and vice versa. The oxygen plant is equipped with Automatic Oxygen generation on demand Online purity indication and Audio-visual alarms Analog output for remote monitoring Mimic display for PSA functions meets the requirements as per Indian standard / ISO and other international standards.