JSW Group Opens 1000 Bed COVID Facility in Bellary
JSW Group has launched a 1,000-Bedded Oxygenated Covid Care District Field Hospital at Toranagallu in Bellary in Karnataka. The hospital inaugurated virtually by Karnataka Chief Minister Mr BS Yediyurappa has a 4.8 kilometer oxygen pipeline originating from its steel factory that is supplying medical oxygen directly to the hospital for treatment of ailing patients. JSW Chairman Mr Sajjan Jindal said “At this alarming and decisive juncture of human survival, JSW would like to do everything in its humble capacity for the service of mankind. We have created this field hospital to ensure direct oxygen supply from plant to patient.”
In order to ensure uninterrupted oxygen supply, JSW Steel Vijayanagar Works will supply 1200 cubic meters of oxygen per hour to this mega hospital. The hospital premises will be kept cool through 850 tonnes of air-conditioners installed across the premises with an electrical substation. It also has an exhaust and air purifier system installed to maintain appropriate temperature range and air quality inside the premises. It will also have all necessary power and water supply to ensure smooth running and uninterrupted care to the patients.
JSW Group has created this mega-hospital in collaboration with the District Administration of Bellary. The-Hospital will be managed and administered by the Bellary District Administration in multiple shifts with the help of 700 personnel across three shifts, comprising doctors &specialists, nurses, paramedics, supervisors, and non medical staff.
The Covid-Care Hospital is equipped with medical equipment for critical care, pharmacy as well as supported by kitchen and laundry services.