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- It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.
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- Delhi Government in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, has set up an oxygen generation plant in a super-specialty tertiary care centre to augment the oxygen supply capabilities.
- The oxygen plant utilises pressure swing adsorption (PSA) technology to produce over one thousand liters of oxygen per minute. It will serve approximately 750 hospital beds, including those supported by ventilators and the Intensive Care Unit. The hospital is a super-specialty tertiary care centre and manages referrals from across the country.