Edited By Sujata Kushwaha | | Updated: 29 May 2020, 09:56:00 AM IST
- 1 lakh PPE kits are being made daily at the company's Silvassa plant
- PPE kit price is over Rs 2,000
- Reliance unit Alok Industries is preparing it for just 650 rupees
- The largest refinery in Jamnagar has started production of such petrochemicals.
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, which has been contributing on different fronts to overcome the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic, has now started making three times cheaper and unmatched quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from China. This kit conforms to international standards.
Reliance is making 1 lakh PPE daily
1 lakh PPE kits are being manufactured daily at the company's Silvassa plant. While the price of PPE kit being imported from China is sitting at over Rs 2,000, Alok Industries, a unit of Reliance, is preparing it for just Rs 650.
10 thousand people got employment
Reliance's PPE kit making work has provided employment to 10 thousand people. Reliance Industries has engaged many of its product centers for production. Situation in Jamnagar, the largest refinery has started production of such petrochemicals through which PPE kit fabric is manufactured.
RT-LAMP based testing kit
Reliance, along with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a fully indigenous RT-LAMP based Kovid-19 test kit. This testing kit is many times cheaper than a Chinese kit. In 45 to 60 minutes, the test results are accurate.