Jammu: The Regional President of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), Northern Command Sunita Dwivedi on Wednesday donated two Military Oxygen Generation Systems (MOGS) to the Commanding Officers of Field Hospital Awantipora and Batote at a ceremony held at Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir
She donated the systems on behalf of AWWA President.
Udhampur based Northern Command Defence Spokesman here said the Army Institute of Technology Alumni Association and children of serving and retired soldiers have donated these two MOGS to Central AWWA as a gesture of service towards the nation.
“The system is unique and one of its kind and has the capability to generate oxygen, which is crucial in forward areas and for usage by locals. It provides the user with an in-house more than 90 percent oxygen cylinder filling capability,” said the Spokesman.
He said it further provides the medical hospitals deployed in forward areas with back up supplies of oxygen enriched medical air to manage surge and exigency demands, whilst reducing the transportation and availability issues.
“The MOGS unit comprises an Oxygen generation unit, a flexible reticulation network, 90 percent plus oxygen cylinders and transportation, storage cages,” he added.
The noble initiative certainly will boost the inherent capability to combat shortcomings and strengthen our resolve in developing military capacity and capability in consonance with Nation building, said the spokesman adding, “this will go a long way to strengthen the medical infrastructure of Northern Command and the UT of J&K.” (UNI)