Raipur: Replying to question raised by MP Sunil Soni regarding use of ventilators provided by the central government, health minister TS Singh Deo said that among the 230 ventilators received 70 were in poor condition.
He added that out of these ventilators 66 are being repaired and used and only 4 are left for being repaired. There are a total of 514 ventilators being used in Chhattisgarh including ones provided by state government and other institutions and 160 from BHEL.
“I believe that this information will be in his notice that all the ventilators received are being used in different districts as per the requirement. District wise details of these ventilators are attached”, Deo said.
He has also asked Soni to provide any specific information available with him about which the department is not yet aware saying that this will help in improving the system.