28 May 2021 | News
The initiative will help to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis
Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) is establishing over 3000 beds facilities with oxygen across Tamil Nadu state to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis. It has already installed 500 oxygen beds in 72 hours in Madurai. In coordination with CREDAI Tamil Nadu and G Square Realtors, MEIL has established the facilities. MK Stalin, Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu is directly supervising these medical infrastructure facilities.
MEIL is installing 1070 beds facility with oxygen availability in several hospitals on a war footing in Greater Chennai. It is also establishing on a fast track mode 200 beds each at Vellore, Erode and Ayyapakam, 100 beds each in Ambur, Nattaram Valli, Meishwaram, Vaniyambadi, Vallajh and 50 beds in Sholingar. So far, it installed 660-bed facilities and planning to establish over 3000 beds with oxygen readily available.
Stalin has inaugurated a 500 scalable oxygen bed facility in Madurai Government Hospital recently. About 200 oxygen beds made available for immediate requirement. The remaining will be available in the next few days. With MEIL's initiative, the state government is providing free treatment. This 500-bed facility with oxygen and other medical equipment was created in just 72 hours in coordination with G Square Realtors. Apart from this, MEIL is establishing 100 oxygenated beds at Annanagar in Chennai and Omandurar Government hospital.
"MEIL is making every effort to mitigate the covid crisis and supplying oxygen to the government and private hospitals free of cost. The MEIL's top management and the staff involved in this effort. We feel it's our responsibility to serve the nation in the crisis period. We have appointed a special team to help the government in battling the covid crisis. Our Managing Director PV Krishna Reddy is personally supervising these efforts," said B Srinivas Reddy.
Suresh Krishna, President, CREDAI Tamil Nadu, said, "MEIL, Olympia, TN Ispat Parishat and Tirupur Exporters Association are establishing the covid treatment facilities in various hospitals in Tamil Badu. We feel happy that MEIL has established an oxygen bed facility in just 72 hours."
Bala, Promoter, G Square Realtors, said, "Nothing is important than human life. We feel proud that G square and MEIL are together helping the Tamil Nadu government. The health minister and the health secretary are cooperating to establish hospital facilities in Tamil Nadu."
Srinivas Reddy added, "We are planning to establish 200 PSA plants in several places in the country to mitigate the oxygen shortage. We also began cryogenic oxygen tanks manufacturing with DRDO and Petroleum ministry cooperation. Supplied oxygen to the hospitals in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, and importing 11 cryogenic oxygen tanks, and handed over to Telangana government at no cost."