COVID-19: Mahindra aids with a ventilator prototype at just Rs 7,500

Published On : 26 March 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy



In a bid to combat the lethal Coronavirus the groups of Mahindra situated at the corporation's Igatpuri and Mumbai flora have answered the decision made via the institution chairman, Anand Mahindra, by means of arising with the first ventilator prototype within forty-eight hours. The teams revealed that this has been possible due to a ton of research on the internet and gathering information on how Ventilators work. A video on what the groups have been capable of achieving till now has been shared on Twitter through Anand Mahindra, Chairman - Mahindra Group.


The teams will now paint on three more prototypes based on remarks from professionals and more studies. These new prototypes could be lighter and greater compact in specifications and the groups aim to finish the challenge in 2 to 3 days' time. Importantly, Anand Mahindra, also stated that these lifestyle saver devices which in any other case value between Rs. 5-10 lakhs will value beneath just Rs. 7,500 once made.


Dr. Pawan K Goenka, Managing Director at Mahindra & Mahindra has additionally discovered that the organization is running alongside two huge Public zone Undertakings and a current ventilator producer to assist them to simplify layout and scale-up potential and that Mahindra's engineering crew is proper now at the job with them.


Dr. Goenka also shared on twitter that the employer is additionally operating on an automated version of the Bag Valve Mask ventilator that is commonly known as Ambu bag. The company is hoping that a prototype may be ready within the next three days for important approvals.