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Apr 12, 2020

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari takes initiative of distributing PPE kits manufactured by MSME

In the present scenario of COVID-19, to safeguard the healthcare workers, paramedics, hygiene workers and others is the most challenging task. As compared to the increasing positive cases, there is huge demand of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits which provides protection from infection. In Nagpur, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has taken an initiative of distributing PPE kits manufactured by MSME.
AIR Correspondent reports that Union Minister for Micro Small Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari has taken an initiative to provide 15000 PPE  (Personal Protective Equipment) kits free of cost to healthcare workers of Government Hospitals and decided to get these kits manufactured from MSMEs in Nagpur. He yesterday distributed PPE kits manufactured by the Garment common facility centre of Micro Small Medium Enterprises  to the Deans of Government Medical College and Indira Gandhi Government Medical College at Nagpur.
The official of  MSME Development Institute Nagpur conducted meeting with the Common Facility Centre (CFC), Orange City Garment Cluster.
Discussions were also held with Manufacturers from Nagpur for manufacturing of Masks and kits which are protective gears designed to safeguard the health of people by minimising the exposure to virus. 

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