CSIR-CMERI hosts Indian Tricolour at Durgapur on 74th Independence Day
Durgapur, West Bengal/IBNS: Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), a state-run engineering research and development institution, on Saturday joined the rest of the country in its Independence Day celebrations with a flag hoisting ceremony at its headquarters in Durgapur in West Bengal.
Speaking on the occasion, Director of CSIR-CMERI, Prof. (Dr) Harish Hirani said, “I salute the frontline healthcare personnel, law enforcement officials, security personnel who in spite of the situation have relentlessly and selflessly served the Nation and the Society.”
Elaborating on the work carried out by CSIR-CMERI (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research under Ministry of Science and Technology), Hirani said, “In this war against Covid-19, CSIR-CMERI has stepped forward for the nation & is working relentlessly to minimize the impact of COVID-19 through technological intervention. CSIR-CMERI has launched numerous technologies to fight against COVID19 which has already been transferred to 13 SMEs across the country.”
CSIR-CMERI has developed a scientifically & UF treated Face mask, Face Shield cum Face Mask and Face Shield cum Face Mask with head cap, Hospital Care Assistive Robotic Device, Touch less Soap cum Water Dispenser and Battery Operated Disinfectant Sprayers to arrest the COVID Contamination Chain.
CSIR-CMERI has also created COVID Protection System, consisting of Solar Based Intelligent Mask Automated Dispensing Unit cum Thermal Scanner, Touch less Faucet, Dry-Fogging Shoe Disinfectant and 360 Car Flusher. The COPS ensures that the entire Entry Management Workflow is seamlessly managed without any manual intervention, which poses a risk for the Security Guards and Supervising Staff.
In addition, CSIR-CMERI introduced a Mechanical Ventilator with integrated oxygen enrichment unit which has the potential to transform medical care facilities nation-wide owing to the cost-effectiveness of the device.