ANANYA: Disinfectant Spray developed by Defence Institute
The Pune based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) has developed Nano-Technology based disinfectant spray to fight against COVID-19. The spray has been named ANANYA.
The spray can be used by common man, health care workers. Also, the spray can be used on a large-scale use as well. It can be used on masks, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), elevator buttons, contaminated surfaces such as medical instruments, door knobs, rooms and corridors.
The spray has been prepared based on Nano-Technology assisted formulation. It will not only stop COVID-19 from entering the body but will also kill the virus that comes in direct contact.
About the spray
ANANYA is a water-based spray. It stays effective for 24 hours and is highly effective for more than 24 hours. The spray adheres to fabric, metallic objects and plastics. The toxicity of the spray is negligible to humans. The shelf life of ANANYA spray is more than 6 months.
The Defence Institute of Advance Technology operated under Ministry of Defence. The institute trains officers of Indian Ordnance Factories, Coast Guards, Indian Armed Forces (Air Force, army and Navy). It was established in 1952.
The Defence Minister of the Chancellor of the Institute.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Ananya • Defence • disinfection • Indian Air Force (IAF) • Indian Armed Forces • Indian Navy • Indian Ordnance Factories • Ministry of Defence • Nano Technology • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)