CSIR-CMERI develop new indigenous ventilator 

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Researchers at Durgapur-based Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) have indigenously developed a ventilator amid rising cases of COVID-19. 



  • CSIR-CMERI, in coordination with critical care experts of the Health World Hospitals, have studied and incrementally developed this ventilator.  
  • The ventilator has undergone multiple technical and design changes after adopting critical feedbacks from healthcare professionals of the Health World Hospital and Vivekananda Hospital, Durgapur.  
  • This ventilator costs around Rs. 80,000-90,000. The ventilator will be further upgraded to meet the requirements of various other patient’s parameters.CSIR-CMERI, along with healthcare professionals, can revolutionize the ventilator development capability of the country.  
  • This will help in massive substitution of import dollars by strengthening the medical care manufacturing landscape of the country, believe scientists at the institution. 
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