sanitizer Current Affairs - 2020

SHUDH: UV Sanitizing Device developed by IIT Kanpur

The IIT Kanpur has developed an Ultra Violet Sanitizing product called “Shudh”. The device is capable to disinfect 10 ×10 square feet room in just 15 minutes Highlights The disinfection helper, SHUDH is smartphone operated and is handy. It has six UV lights. Each UV light is of 15 watts. The device can be used Read More…

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‘GermiKlean’: Developed by DRDO to sanitise uniforms of police and security personnel

The Defence Research and Development Organization has developed ‘GermiKlean’. GermiKlean is a sanitising chamber that can be used to sanitise uniforms of security and police personnel. Highlights The DRDO developed the sanitizing chamber after the Delhi Police raised their requirement of sanitizing their helmets, uniforms, cane shields, etc. About GermiKlean GermiKlean is capable of sanitizing Read More…

DHRUVs: UV based Sanitizer by DRDO to sanitize phones

The Research Centre Imarat (RCI) of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) has developed Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitizer (DHRUVS). Highlights The RCI of DRDO based in Hyderabad has developed a Ultra Violet Cabinet to sanitize mobile phones, laptops, iPads, passbooks, challans and paper. It can also be used to sanitize currency notes and papers. It provides Read More…

National Biofuel Coordination Committee: Surplus Rice to be used to make Sanitizers

On April 20, 2020, the Minister of Petroleum Shri Dharmendra Pradhan held National Biofuel Coordination Committee (NBCC) meeting. Under the meeting, it was decided that surplus rice that is available with Food Corporation of India is to be used in manufacturing ethanol that is used in hand sanitizers. Highlights Under the NBCC, it was decided Read More…

Two new products to enable COVID-19 disinfection process introduced by DRDO

The unit has been developed by Centre for Fire Explosive and Environment Safety by using its expertise in mist technology used to suppress fire. The unit uses water mist aerator technology to spray sanitizer while entering public places. There are no contacts between the user and the unit throughout its operation. Working The unit uses Read More…