Malappuram: MP Elamaram Kareem wrote to Union Health Minister Dr. Harshan Dhavan over missing approval for oxygen generator plant works started at Manjeri Medical College in Malappuram. Elamaram’s letter follows interventions initiated by MLA-elect P Nandakumar.
Although preliminary works have progressed toward construction of the plant, Malappuram did not feature among districts in the Centre’s list for approved plant locations. It was targeted to set up an oxygen plant here capacitated for 1500 litre oxygen per minute.
Works for the plant took off soon after NHAA authorities toured the Medical College. Manjeri Medical College, the district’s main Covid treatment facility planned to ensure adequate oxygen availability through setting up of the plant.