Launch of the air disinfection and purification device
An air disinfection and purification device called âBipolar Disinfectant and Air Purifierâ, manufactured by Hyderabad-based Jaitra Devices and Systems LLP, has been launched by the Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Kishan Reddy at an event in the city on Sunday.
The device can inactivate pathogens such as SARS-COV-2, influenza, Legionella virus, rhinovirus, varicella zoster virus, tuberculosis bacteria, Staphylococcus bacteria, E Coli bacteria, bacteria Pseudomonas, Bacillus cereus bacteria, fungi and molds, according to a press release.
Scientists from Jaitra Devices said that besides them, another overseas company is using bipolar ionization technology to kill pathogens.
Company founder and technical director N. Ramachandra Moorthy said that three products including wall unit, roof and HVAC system can be used in hospitals, schools, shopping malls, ambulances, trains , buses and gyms. Prices range from 9,000 to 31,500, depending on the type of product.
The Union Minister spoke at length about the potential to manufacture various products in India and to stop depending on other countries.
Jaitra Devices and Systems LLP Co-Chair Dr Kasu Prasad Reddy, Chairman of Trivitron Healthcare Group Dr GSK Velu and KIMS Founder and CEO Dr Bollineni Bhaskar Rao were in attendance.