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UV Blaster: Disinfection Tower developed by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organization has developed Ultra Violet Disinfection Tower for chemical free and rapid disinfection. The tower is to be highly helpful in high infection prone areas. Highlights The equipment named UV Blaster is a UV based sanitizer that was designed and developed by DRDO. It is highly helpful for disinfecting high ..

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Herbal Decongestant Spray developed by CSIR

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) has developed herbal decongestant spray. The spray is used to prevent COVID-19 infection and to ease wearing masks. Highlights Wearing mask for a long time creates difficulty in breathing and congestion in respiratory system. The herbal spray will help to address this problem. What ..

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GoI to provide “Mass Manufacturing Ready” hardware and software for free

On April 9, 2020, the CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) tied up with Bharat Electronics Limited to develop mass manufacturing technologies (hardware and software). The technologies are to focus on production of medical devices. These technologies after creation are to be transferred to companies free of cost. Recent Innovations On the lines of ..

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GoI: Scientific Services by CSIR to mitigate COVID-19

The CSIR-CERCRI (Central Electrochemical Research Institute) has come out with scientific services to mitigate COVID-19. The Centre has made series of lab made PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment). Highlights India is currently on the line of facing shortage of PPEs. In order to address this issue, the centre has come up with hand wash, disinfectant solutions ..

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Portugal President to make a 4-day visit to India

Portugal President Rebelo de Sousa is to make a four-day visit to India. The last visit by a Portugal President to India was in 2007. Highlights The Portugal President during his visit will hold talks with President Ram Nath and PM Modi. He will also travel to the states of Maharashtra and Goa.  The countries ..

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