Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) which functions under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will take up Research and Development initiatives in the areas of Health Care, like Manufacturing and Certifying PPE to deal with COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry in a statement said that testing Facilities for PPE and allied products as per the WHO guidelines at the three CIPET institute of plastic Technology (IPT) centres, namely, IPTs Bhubaneswar, Chennai, and Lucknow will be ready shortly. It said, CIPET Centres at Murthal, Jaipur, Madurai and Lucknow have also developed face shields as a protective equipment to fight against ‘Coronavirus’. The institute has also expanded its capacity to test food grain packaging in order to support the essential service.
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