Saint-Gobain airfreights 2 O2 generation plants from France

The glass business division of Saint-Gobain India on Monday said it has air freighted two oxygen generation plants from France for two hospitals in Tamil Nadu.

The company also said it is pledging Rs 4.5 crore to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Tamil Nadu.

According to Saint-Gobain, it has brought two oxygen generation plants one each for Government Medical College Hospital, Omandurar here and for IRT Hospital at Perundurai in Erode district.

These plants will be commissioned and operational by June 2021.

The company further commits Rs 1.25 crore for providing oxygen concentrators, flow meters, medical kits, personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, sanitizers, and other protective gear for frontline healthcare workers, public healthcare centers, and government hospitals in Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Erode districts and Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu.