This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
This E-booklet is prepared by the Ministry of Education listing COVID-related and Development work done by Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). For, research and development of vaccines to leveraging technology, these institutes have emphasized on capacity building and strengthening of health infrastructures to make it future-ready.
The works of CFTIs during the pandemic times have not only augmented the efforts to fight against COVID, it has also resulted in successful patenting and commercialization of few research products at affordable cost by select startups. Some of these have also enabled to reduce dependence on imports, thus helping the nation to nurture and proliferate indigenous capacity and also fostering the "Make in India" program as well.
Using innovative thoughts, CFTIs have successfully produced three-layered masks, PPE kits, sanitizers, hand wash, thermal scanners, low-cost ventilators and many such products. A compilation of the efforts of the young students from the CFTIs in form of this book shall help spread awareness and share their ideas with the industry, academic institutes and other entrepreneurs across the world.