Indian Farmers Fertilizers Corporation on Sunday gave the order to set up its third oxygen plant in Uttar Pradesh, at Prayagraj and will commence operation from May 30th and will supply for free of cost to hospitals in the state. The capacity of the oxygen plant in Prayagraj Phulphur unit will be 130 cubic meters per hour.
The plant will generate medical grade oxygen and fill 450 big D type cylinders daily and 150 medium B size cylinders on demand supplied to all the hospitals free from May 30. The IFFCO is setting up a total of four oxygen plants in the country at a cost of about Rupees 30 crore. Two plants will be established in Uttar Pradesh- one at Aonla in Bareilly and the other one in Phulphur in Prayagraj and one each plant is coming at Paradeep (Odisha) and Kalol (Gujarat).