Considering the rising number of cases of the Coronavirus Pandemic in India, the prevention, containment and management of the deadly COVID-19 are being monitored at very high level & various actions have been suitably reviewed by the Govt. of India. Doctors and healthcare workers are our frontline warriors in this fight against the Coronavirus and to fight this battle effectively Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) have become most essential.
In view of the large requirements of PPEs in Railway Hospitals, Indian Railways Workshops and Production Units have been put to the task to manufacture PPEs for medical personnel. In continuation to this, Western Railway’s Lower Parel Workshop have put its best foot forward by making over 1050 PPE coveralls along with shoe covers for the medical fraternity of WR’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital situated at Mumbai Central, which is treating many Coronavirus patients.
According to a press release issued by WR CPRO Ravinder Bhakar, these PPEs are required in large quantities by medical personnel working in Western Railway’s 172 bed Jagjivan Ram Hospital (JRH), Mumbai Central, which is the only Railway Hospital handling COVID-19 patients in India to protect them from acquiring infections.
The Lower Parel Workshop have manufactured more than 1000 PPE coveralls with shoe covers for the medical team working round the clock at Jagjivan Ram Hospital. These coveralls have proved crucial to safeguard the lives of the medical team of JRH who are treating over 80 Coronavirus patients. The dedicated team at Lower Parel Workshop is manufacturing 200 to 225 coveralls daily under strict quality control as per standards prescribed by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and in special SITRA approved fabric material.
To further enhance the production, the Mahalaxmi Workshop is also gearing up to start manufacturing 200 coveralls alongwith shoe covers, daily for JRH. The efforts put in by the Lower Parel Workshop in coming forward to fight the deadly Coronavirus Pandemic by providing PPEs for medical fraternity at Jagjivan Ram Hospital is appreciable.