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Electric supply

The public health facilities should have access to adequate, and reliable electricity supply. Adequate number of electric points on various walls (at < 1.5 m height from the floor) need to be ensured for easy connection.

Use of explosion proof plugs, plug connector and socket is essential to ensure safety against explosion.

New electrical appliances should have a minimum 3-star rating from Bureau of Energy Efficiency or equivalent recognized organization to minimize the energy input. Use of low-energy LED lighting or alternate low energy option to save indoor lighting energy cost is recommended

If needed, appropriate power backup / inverter should be in place to ensure that there is no disruption of services, and cold chain for vaccine and diagnostics is properly maintained. Two number of earthing should be there at each electrical installation. Copper plate earthing should be preferred.