In the wake of Covid-19, the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) has transferred its Oxygen Concentrator Technology and High Flow Rate Iron Removal Plant Technology to three micro, small and medium enterprises through a virtual meeting.
Dr Harish Hirani, director of CMERI, said at the meeting: “The main motto of CSIR-CMERI is to help everyone, to bring innovation to the common people for which we require cooperation from MSMEs who have capabilities of low-cost manufacturing.”
Calibrations Pvt. Ltd, Kota, Rajasthan, and SA CORP, IMT Manesar, Gurgaon, have received the Oxygen Concentrator Technology. The High Flow Rate Iron Removal Plant Technology was transferred to Maa Durga Sales Agency, Guwahati.
The companies thanked CMERI for providing the technology.
Omkar Bansal of Maa Durga Sales Agency said: “Presently, the company is working for installation of the 700 water purification system of smaller units with a capacity of 1,000 litres per hour. The company has a plan to install High Flow Rate (6,000 to 12,000 LPH) Iron Removal filter technology of CSIR-CMERI in different districts of Assam as a part of projects received from the Government, respective panchayats, and also to be a part of Jal Jeevan Mission of the Government of India.”
CMERI aims to work on a war footing to minimize the impact of Covid-19 through technological intervention. A part of the intervention is the transfer of technologies to MSMEs.