As prevention of Covid-19 would contain protecting gear and sanitisation, Celkon, a home-grown cell phone maker, has determined to faucet the chance and arrange a producing facility at its Fab Metropolis right here.
Asserting its foray into manufacturing of healthcare merchandise, Celkon mentioned it could use its current services to manufacturing the merchandise.
It entered into tie-ups with corporations in Taiwan, Korea and Japan for elements. The merchandise are being designed to go well with the native wants in India. The record would come with wall-mounted automated hand sanitisers, transportable automated sanitiser sprays, ultraviolet sterilisers, disinfection packs, face recognition thermometers and face shields.
Underneath the Celkon Well being model, it could launch PPE (private safety gear) and wi-fi chargers too. “We’re going to begin manufacturing by the month finish. We’ll goal hospitals, colleges and companies the place they require the Covid-19 protecting gear in giant numbers,” Celkon Chairman and Managing Director Y Guru mentioned.
“We have been planning to diversify our presence in different core fields other than cellphones and associated enterprise. We’re taking on manufacturing as a part of the Make-in-India initiative,” he mentioned.
The agency, which emerged a key cell phone maker by opening services in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, has pared its capacities after prime Chinese language corporations entered India with feature-rich smartphones at cheaper worth factors.