PM CARES Fund Current Affairs, GK & News

PM CARES Fund: 1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently sanctioned the procurement of one lakh oxygen portable oxygen concentrators from the PM-CARES Fund. Oxygen Generation Plants Initially, 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation plants were sanctioned under PM CARES Fund. Later this was increased to 551 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation Plants. So far, 1,213 Pressure Swing Adsorption ..

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COVAXIN neutralises double Mutant Strain

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently announced that COVAXIN neutralises the Double Mutant Strain of COVID-19. Key Highlights The National Institute of Virology recently demonstrated the neutralisation potential of COVAXIN against the Brazil variant and UK variant. The B.1.617 is a recently spreading double mutant variant of COVID-19. It carries the mutations of E484Q ..

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Indian Railways runs Oxygen Express

The Ministry of Railways recently announced that it is to create a Green Corridor to ensure fast movement of Oxygen Express trains. These Oxygen Express trains are to be operated to help the country handle the issue of shortage of oxygen. What is the plan? The Indian Railways is to move empty tankers from Boisar ..

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DRDO develops Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System

The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently developed a Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System. It is to be used for soldiers posted at extreme high-altitude areas. About the System The system was developed by the Defence Bio-Engineering and Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL) located in Bengaluru. It operates under DRDO. The system delivers supplementary oxygen based ..

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PM CARES Fund: Oxygen Plant for 100 new hospitals

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently announced that around hundred new hospitals are to have their own oxygen plant under the PM CARES Fund. PM CARES Fund is Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund. What is the plan? The Government of India has sanctioned 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Plants ..

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