Indian Navy conducts skill development training’ for maintenance of Oxygen plants

New Delhi : With an aim to run the Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Oxygen plants efficiently, the Visakhapatnam Naval Dockyard, under the Eastern Naval Command commenced a ‘Skill Development Training Program’ on “Maintenance of PSA Oxygen Plants” based on discussions between the Indian Navy and Niti Ayog.

During this discussion, it was decided to impart Skill Development Training for the Master Trainers on the maintenance of PSA Oxygen generation plants as a large number of these PSA plants were being inducted across the country to meet the increased requirement of Oxygen during the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic

The four-day training programme is being conducted by a team of experts from Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam over Video Conference and includes theoretical sessions and practical demonstrations on the PSA plant available at Dockyard.

The training is attended by 82 Master Trainers from various institutes spread in 30 cities across the country. Professors from IIT, Kanpur and officials from the Ministry of Health And Family Welfare along with the Ministry of Skill Development also participated in the training.

Officials from Vishakhapatnam dockyard and Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) gave the welcome address for the training which was followed by an inaugural address by DG, DGT, MSDE and the ASD, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. “Hands-On” training on the PSA plant would be held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam subsequently.

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