Chandigarh:28,April(STN) During a meeting to assess the availability of medical oxygen and other requirements here today, the Medical Education and Research Minister of Punjab, Mr. O.P. Soni instructed the authorities to take immediate action in case of any obstruction in oxygen and any other medical supplies.

Instructions to reserve 75 beds at Advanced Cancer Center, Bathinda
He said that if any report about the lack of oxygen comes to his attention, he should immediately inform it to the higher authorities, so that steps can be taken to deal with it. Reiterating the commitment of the state government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to leave no stone unturned in providing better health facilities, the cabinet minister reserved 75 beds at the Advanced Cancer Center, Bathinda, for Kovid patients, to the Principal Secretary, Medical Education and Research. Instructions to keep.

He also said that the medical colleges and hospitals have been asked to expand the number of beds to 900 more than the current number of beds. The work of setting up oxygen tankers and production plants has been expedited across the state. He also ordered an audit of the supply, availability and use of oxygen to control leakage or pressure. The meeting was also attended by the Principal and Medical Superintendent of Government Medical College Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot.