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Tata Chemicals inaugurates state-of-the-art Oxygen Plant at Mithapur Hospital

Mithapur, 22nd September 2021: Tata Chemicals has been at the forefront in its fight against the novel Coronavirus ensuring the safety and well-being of the communities it operates in. The company through its CSR arm, Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) in association with Tata Community Initiative Trust (TCIT) commissioned the state-of-the-art Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen Plant at Mithapur Hospital.

The oxygen plant was inaugurated today by Mr R Mukundan, Managing Director and CEO of Tata Chemicals in the presence of Mr Shohab Rais, Chief Operating Officer, Indian Chemical Business, Tata Chemicals, Mr Narasimha Kamath, Vice President (Manufacturing), Tata Chemicals and Dr Sanjeev Bhatnagar, Head – Medical Service, Tata Chemicals.

Commenting on this initiative, Mr. R. Mukundan, MD & CEO, Tata Chemicals, said “We at Tata Chemicals, have always prioritised communities well-being and safety. Our constant endeavour is directed towards the upliftment of Mithapur and its’ people and, that has been a part of the company's ethos since inception. The purpose of this medical oxygen plant is to ensure that there is no shortage of oxygen for the patients at the hospital. With this, we reaffirm our commitment to actively support local communities, administration, and the nation in its battle against the pandemic going forward as well.”

About the plant: The PSA oxygen plant is spread over area and has the capacity of 200 liters/minute. Alongside, the plant is the oxygen manifold and storage area for keeping filled and empty oxygen cylinders. The plant will not only make Mithapur hospital completely self-sufficient in terms of medical oxygen supply but also enhance the medical facility by providing continuous oxygen support to all beds inside the hospitals with Medical Gas Pipeline Supply (MPGS).

Since the onset of the pandemic, hospital run by Tata Chemicals across operational areas have managed a large number of Covid-19 patients during the first and second wave. It has also provided advanced medical care to community members. Tata Chemicals has undertaken several initiatives in the fight against COVID-19 such as regular sanitisation activities in Mithapur, supplying disinfectants, making masks, augmenting medical facilities, and raising awareness amongst the communities.

About Tata Chemicals Ltd.
A part of the over US$ 106 billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a leading supplier of choice to Nutrition, Glass, Detergent, industrial and chemical sectors. The company has a strong position in the crop protection business through its subsidiary company Rallis India Ltd. Tata Chemicals has world class R&D facilities in Pune and Bangalore.

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