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ICMR: More than 40 vaccines under development of COVID-19

The Indian Council of Medical Research on April 12, 2020 announced that there are more than 40 vaccines that are under trial currently in India. Highlights India from the beginning had been focusing on preventive and containment measures. The research and development in the country were also directed towards fulfilling the exponentially rising shortages such ..

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TRIFED offers marketing support to Masks under Van Dhan Scheme

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) that operates under Ministry of Tribal Affairs is now providing marketing support to NGOs and Van Dhan beneficiaries. The support is being offered to handicrafts, handlooms and natural products. Highlights The Van Dhan beneficiaries have begun to create masks at home. This helps themselves and the ..

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Three types of Health Care Facilities to be set up to manage COVID-19 cases

On April 8, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced that the hospitals and health facilities have been classified to deal with COVID-19 cases in the country. There are three types of COVID-19 health centres to be set up in the country. Highlights According to the ministry, all the centres will have separate, ..

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CAWACH: Established by GoI to support startups working on COVID-19

The Department of Science and Technology has set up a Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health crisis. The centre is to be established at Rs 56 crores. Highlights The CAWACH is being established by the DST to support the start-ups. It is to be implemented by SINE, IIT Bombay. The initiative will help identify ..

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Prana Vayu: Low Cost Portable Ventilator developed by IIT Roorkee

With only 40,000 ventilators in India, the demand for ventilators are increasing day by day as the number of cases of COVID-19 are increasing day by day. In order to fulfil the demands, IIT Roorkee has developed low cost portable ventilator called “Prana Vayu”. Highlights The portable ventilators are highly suited for the modified railway ..

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