ICMR approved & UV-based NeelBhasmi to be used for sanitization at Indore Airport

NeelBhasmi is an ICMR approved gadget that will be used at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on a trial basis.

A surface disinfectant device developed by Raja Mamanna Center for Advanced Technologies (RRTCAT) was handed over to the Indore Airport authorities, on Tuesday. 'NeelBhasmi' is an ICMR approved gadget that will now be used at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport to disinfect large surfaces and prevent further contamination due to the coronavirus, on a trial basis. Further, it will eliminate the currently in practice manual cleaning, which is tedious, time-consuming and makes use of harmful chemicals.


Indore Airport gets 2 units of NeelBhasmi

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In a small ceremony organised at the airport terminal building on Tuesday, 2 units of NeelBhasmi were handed over to the Director of Indore Airport. Further, the Head of Laser Biomedical Applications Division and Inventor of the device, Dr. Majumdar, explained the functioning and operation of the device and also gave a demonstration. He also pointed out that, with the onset of the pandemic, such disinfection technology has become the need of the hour, especially at places where large gatherings occur.

How does NeelBhasmi work?

Developed at RRTCAT, Indore, NeelBhasmi is a UV-C light-based mobile disinfection device that uses 253.7 nm UV-C light generated by low-pressure mercury lamps. This device efficiently utilises UV-C radiation for remote disinfection of the air and other large surfaces, such as furniture, located inside a room.

The efficacy of NeelBhasmi as a disinfection device against SARS-CoV2 was evaluated at two facilities- Bio-safety Level 3 Laboratory in ESIC Medical College in Hyderabad and an ICMR approved laboratory for COVID-19 test. During the tests, myriad materials, kept at different heights over an area of 15 square metres, were tested and NeelBhasmi successfully disinfected all of them.

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Register ASAP for an hour of fun-filled knowledge session on Sunday, June 27!

As the world recovered from the financial crisis of 2008, we witnessed the emergence of a new form of digital currency. Through the past decade, this decentralised virtual money has evolved internationally into the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and it carries countless possibilities for the future today!

While this revolution changes its face every day, you can be ahead of the race by starting out early. So if you wish to equip yourself and your kid for the future, Lucknow's NimbleQ is here to guide you with an interactive parent-child (Grade 1 to 10) workshop on cryptocurrency! Register now by clicking here!

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Join Parent-Child Workshop on ABC of Cryptocurrency- https://bit.ly/2TJqSd8

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Chancellor of state universities & UP Governor, Andiben Patel has directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities across the state to send college degrees to students by post. The decision was formalised in an online review meeting of two state institutes, Lucknow University and Bathkhande Music Institute Deemed University and ensures that students do not have to run for their degrees.

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