Face Masks: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Online sale of Khadi face masks by KVIC

Published: July 8, 2020

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has begun to sell khadi face masks online on its website “kviconline.gov.in”. Highlights The KVIC is selling cotton masks at Rs 30 per piece and silk masks at Rs 100 per piece. KVIC has fixed the minimum order for online purchase of masks as Rs 500. KVIC is to ..




Government issues manual for home-made masks

Published: April 4, 2020

The Principal Scientific Advisor has released a manual for the preparation of home-made masks using readily available items. Home-made Masks The home-made masks can be prepared from easily available items like handkerchiefs and old garments like vests and t-shirts. These are to be cleaned thoroughly using heat, UV light, soap and water and also alcohol ..



Face Masks

Published: March 24, 2020

The centre is making efforts to ensure adequate supply of face masks for healthcare workers. Elsewhere, surgical masks are being washed ashore at beaches due to improper disposal. 2 Ply Surgical Masks A 2 ply surgical mask is a cheap variety of hygiene mask made up of polypropylene or other non-woven material. It offers no ..