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Atma Nirbhar Bharat: ITI Limited manufactures face shields

In the first phase, ITI Limited is providing these face shields to various healthcare setups, educational institutes, NGOs and local administrations on complimentary basis

Bengaluru: To strengthen the objective of the government's "Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan" and to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), ITI Limited, a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Communications, has started manufacturing of Face Shield at its Bengaluru based unit.

The 3D designed unique and safe face shield provides complete protection to the facial area including eyes, nose and mouth from sprays and droplets. The indigenous face shield also provides hassle-free respiration and very convenient to use.

“In the first phase, the company is providing these face shields to various healthcare setups, educational institutes, NGOs and local administrations on a complimentary basis. In the second phase, we are planning to provide these to various organisations such as airports, municipal corporations, police departments, state governments, corporates etc”: ITI Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) RM Agarwal

Commenting on the innovative steps taken by the company ITI Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) RM Agarwal said, “ITI has joined the fight against Coronavirus as the number of positive cases in the country are increasing every day and being country’s first PSU we have an obligation to extend help to corona warriors across the country. The company is now capable of producing 5,00,000 face shields monthly which may be extended to 15,00,000 face shields per month in the coming days.”

“In the first phase, the company is providing these face shields to various healthcare setups, educational institutes, NGOs and local administrations on complementary basis. In the second phase, we are planning to provide these to various organisations such as airports, municipal corporations, police departments, state governments, corporates etc.”, Agarwal further added.