Pune-based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) has launched an Ayurvedic biodegradable face mask which acts a virus neutraliser to resist against the bacteria and virus, and has been named ‘Pavitrapati.
Accordingly the Transfer of Technology (ToT) of this product signed in June 2020 between DIAT and Kolhapurbased Textile Company Siddheshwar Techtessile Pvt. Ltd, Maharashtra, for actual development to this product on mass level to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The Company now launched its first ever Aurvedic biodegradable face mask named ‘Pavitrapati’ for sale. Siddheshwar Techtessile Pvt Ltd, Maharashtra, developed initially 10,000 pieces of this mask and has got responses from distributors, sales teams, pharmaceutical companies and the same will be made available on online platform like. Amazon, Flipkart, etc.
Another ToT has been transferred to Siddheshwar Techtessile Pvt Ltd, Maharashtra, by DIAT for development of anti-microbial body suit in the name of ‘Aushada Tara’. This suit has superhydrophobic, breathing, anti-microbial, comfort feeling properties. The fabric material of the suit has the approval for fighting against the Covid-19. The suit had cleared the splash resistant tests and it has got good repellent property of any fluids. The demand of this suit will be for medical hospitals, private companies, airlines and government agencies. The production of the ‘Aushada Tara’ has started and the initial order is already placed and executed. The above two products are the trademarked products of DIAT.