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nCoVSENSE Module: Funded by DST to develop Rapid Test of COVID-19

The Department of Science and Technology has funded a health care start up called the “Module Innovations” in order to develop COVID-19 testing kit. The purpose of the kit is to make the testing quicker within 10 to 15 minutes. Highlights The start up is to use the funding for its current project of rapid ..

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ICMR approves India’s first home screening test kit of COVID-19

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently approved the home testing COVID-19 kit that was designed by a startup called Bione. Highlights The prices of the kit ranges between Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000. In order to take the test, one has to clean his or her finger with alcohol and use the lancet in ..

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An Online Hackathon, “Hack the Crisis” launched to work solutions for COVID-19

The Minister of electronics and IT & HRD Shri Sanjay Dhotre launched “Hack the Crisis- India”. It is an online hackathon that aims to work on solutions for COVID-19. Highlights The initiative is being organized by “FICCI Ladies Organization” and “Hack a Cause-India”. The initiative is supported by Ministry of Electronics and IT. The Hackathon ..

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COVID-19: New Technology to Disinfect Maharashtra Hospitals under “NIDHI PRAYAS” Programme

A new technology has been adopted by the Maharashtra hospitals in the fight of COVID-19 fight. The technology was developed by a Pune based Start Up. What is the product? The product developed is a Negative Ion Generator. It has been named “Scitech Airon”. It helps to control bacteria, virus and fungal infections. The product ..

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SIDBI launches “Swavalamban Express” to promote business aspirants

On March 19, 2020, the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) announced Swavalamban Express. Highlights The Train is to visit 11 entrepreneurial cities. This includes Delhi, Jammu, Mumbai. Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolakata, Bhubaneswar and Varanasi. During the period, various workshops and programmes are to be organized. The train has been launched to fulfil India’s ..

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