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Panjab University, Chandigarh facility joins hands with US-based firm

Vijay Mohan

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, Could 31

Refined Analytical Instrumentation Facility (SAIF) at Panjab College, Chandigarh, has collaborated with a US-based air purifying producer to assemble and optimise the corporate’s air purifiers in 10 hospitals. This quantity is anticipated to extend within the coming days.

Covid wards and ICUs at a number of hospitals in Chandigarh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh will quickly be capable to enhance their air flow amenities with the assistance of air purification models from the American firm, Molekule.

Beneath the partnership between SAIF, a facility supported by the Division of Science and Know-how (DST), and Molekule, air purifiers will likely be donated to hospitals throughout the nation.

Efforts are underway to cowl many of the Covid-affected states within the nation to assist them within the battle in opposition to the pandemic and supply sufferers, medical doctors and workers with much-needed clear air, in keeping with a press release issued at the moment by the Ministry of Science and Know-how.

The air air purifier will assist forestall transmission of Covid-19 via publicity to aerosolised respiratory droplets by facilitating satisfactory indoor air purification and air flow within the hospitals. Molekule’s core know-how, Photoelectrochemical oxidation (PECO), is designed to destroy airborne pollution like viruses, micro organism, mildew or chemical compounds often known as unstable natural compounds (VOCs). Exams on PECO for these air purifiers point out as much as 99.99 per cent inactivation of coronavirus strains and H1N1 flu virus, as much as 95 per cent destruction of VOCs and airborne chemical compounds, and as much as 99.9 per cent destruction of micro organism, mildew and viruses within the air.

The primary batch of Molekule’s Air Air purifier Mini and Molekule Air Professional RX fashions was acquired, assembled and examined at SAIF by its technical workers.

Air Professional RX optimised for air purification in multipurpose amenities at hospitals together with emergency wards and ICUs.  


To this point, 42 models have been distributed to Panjab College’s Covid care centre, Well being Centre and Dr Harvansh Singh Choose Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital. Sixty models have been handed over to the PGI, Chandigarh, 30 models to the GMSH-16, and 20 models to the GMCH-32, Chandigarh.

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