Designing simple to operate ventilators, manufacturing of sanitisers, masks while putting on hold manufacture of rockets is what Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), part of ISRO, is doing to meet the emergency needs of the people as stated by the top official.He also stated that all the staff at the VSSC are safe and not affected by Coronavirus.
S.Somnath,told IANS,”We are designing ventilators that are different from what is already there. The ventilators can be operated in a simple manner and when power supply is not there,”.He further added, as regards ventilators, the VSSC’s job is only to design and the manufacturing will be done by industries.
“We are making sanitisers for captive and also for use of others. We have made over 1,000 litres.