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UP’s Amethi is now self-sufficient in medical oxygen production with seven plants: MP Smriti Irani

By PTI

Amethi: Amethi remained neglected for 70 years and did not have a single oxygen production unit, but it has now become self-sufficient in medical oxygen with seven plants, Union minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday in an apparent swipe at the Congress, whose leader has been around for decades. Represented the constituency.

Irani inspected a trauma center in Jagdishpur on a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Amethi was deprived of various facilities for 70 years. There was not a single oxygen plant in Amethi, but today there are seven oxygen plants. Amethi has become self-sufficient in the field of medical oxygen.

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“Amethi is my home, my family. I know how to take care of the family. I do what I say. You have seen that during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Initially the samples were to be sent to Lucknow for testing, but the Yogi Adityanath government in UP made such a provision that now COVID-19 tests are being conducted in Amethi,” said Irani, who won the Congress in the constituency in 2019. Leader Rahul Gandhi was defeated.

The Union Minister for Women and Child Development said, “Whether I am in Amethi or outside, I keep an eye on Amethi and keep in touch with the administration.”

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