Hyderabad: Senior Army officer and Comdt from the Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME) Lt Gen TSA Narayanan donated N-99 masks to military doctors in a gesture of appreciation to the COVID-19 warriors
A start-up which requested to be anonymous was approached by Mr. Narayana for producing N-99 masks which are advanced than the N-95 mask. The MSME has also produced other medical products like PPE, Mechanical and Electrical Ventilators, said the college officials.
One of their products is N-99 masks which they willingly donated to all the military hospitals in Secunderabad and Hyderabad. The N-99 masks are also certified by Defence Research and Development (DRDO).
Explaining about the N-99 mask in a statement the MSME said that the N-99 has been developed with a break through nano-particle Technology. The mask will provide nano particle filter to the covid warrior thus enhancing the capability of PPE and ensuring safety of the medical covid warriors. The mask has a superior filter technology with filtering efficiency of 99.7 % and possess ergonomic suitability with the special exhale valve, adjustable nose clip and elastic ear loop.
The Lt. Gen TSA Narayanan and Comdt of MCEME said that he "decided to donate this to all the COVID-19 warriors because there has been an instant surge in the market for PPE and N-95 And there is also lack of high quality filter mask."