COVID-19 vaccine: India Aatmanirbhar for syringes, says industry
PTI, Nov 24, 2020, 3:18 PM IST
New Delhi: An industry body of syringe and needle manufacturers on Tuesday said that it has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering an additional capacity of over 350 million syringes per month depending upon the requirements during the vaccination programme against the COVID-19.
This capacity is already built up by the manufacturers taking learning from mask and PPE kits experience India faced in March and April 2020, All India Syringe & Needle Manufacturers Association (AISNMA) said in the letter.
“All the members of the association would like to assure the nation that our country is ”Aatmanirbhar Bharat” on the availability of syringes and we as a country don”t even have to look outside for our coming up requirements,” it added.
Since the association members are geographically placed across all over India, they can ensure timely supplies at respective states / locations in a seamless and efficient manner, AISNMA said.
“We look forward for an opportunity to serve our country and humanity at this moment of crisis…,” it added.
AISNMA is the nodal association for syringe manufacturers in India and has 19 members located across the country.
Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.
Strong India following Netaji’s footsteps, from LOC to LAC: PM
Mamata declines to speak at Netaji event after ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans raised
Shivamogga blast: CM conducts spot inspection, says action will be taken against guilty
Related Articles More
150 People infected with UK variant of Covid-19 in India, says Govt
COVID-19 vaccine for airport staff in Karnataka
Nearly 14 lakh health workers vaccinated in India so far
With 14,256 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,06,39,684
1.39 lakh people inoculated in Karnataka: Health Minister
The lorry driver’s disaster on the national highway: Hundreds of lives saved | Udayavani
Compol appeals people to share info regarding any untoward developments through Whatsapp
Mangaluru: Police arrest nine students for alleged ragging
Remembering Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose | Asha Raghuvamshi
Inter-state Ganja smuggling racket busted: 7 held, 44.630 kgs of Marijuana seized
Mandya: Horse gram husks on road causes car to catch fire
Avian influenza in poultry birds confirmed in 9 States so far says Centre
Shivamogga blast: Congress demands probe by sitting HC Judge
Haryana Police questions man after protesting farmer leaders allege conspiracy to kill 4 of them, disrupt tractor parade
Gold worth Rs 4.50 crore seized from Dubai returnees at Chennai airport, 9 held