Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

Home

Citizen Charter

Divisions

Department

Tenders & Bill Status

News & Updates

Contact Us

 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
14-07-2020
SER PRODUCES 1.18 LAKH FACE MASKS AND MORE THAN 10 THOUSAND LITRES OF SANITIZER TO COMBAT COVID-19 PANDEMIC

दक्षिणपूर्वरेलवे

SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

 

प्रेसविज्ञप्ति

PRESS RELEASE

 

SER PRODUCES 1.18 LAKH FACE MASKS AND MORE THAN

10 THOUSAND LITRES OF SANITIZER TO COMBAT COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

Kolkata, 14th July, 2020:

 

South Eastern Railway has taken elaborate measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic by making all out efforts to produce reusable face masks and sanitizers at its four divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur as well as at Kharagpur Workshop. The masks and sanitizer are being prepared under the strict supervision and guidance of Medical Department of SER.          

 

 All the divisional units of SER and Kharagapur Workshop have taken major initiatives to gear up their machineries and have produced a total number of 1,18,045 reusable face masks and 10,738 litres of hand sanitizers so far.

 

 To provide extensive support to its employees, South Eastern Railway has distributed reusable face masks and hand sanitizer amongst the frontline staff like loco pilots, guards and concerned staff engaged in running of freight, parcel and special trains  for ensuring their protection from the pandemic.

 

 Apart from the above, masks and sanitizer are also being sent to health units and hospitals over SER.  The masks are largely being made using cotton clothes with straps for adjustment and can be reused after proper washing. In-house production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Kits have also been started at Kharagpur Workshop and Kharagpur Divisional Unit of SER for supporting the Doctors , Nurses, Paramedical Staff and Health Care Personnel.

 

            SER’s in-house production will not o­nly ensure timely supply of the masks, sanitizers and PPEs to the frontline staff and Health Care personnel but will also result in substantial cost savings.

 

***********






  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.