To strengthen the objective of Governement of India's Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and to prevent the spread of coronavirus, ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under Ministry of Communications, has started manufacturing of Face Shield at its Bengaluru based unit.
The 3D designed unique and safe face shield provides complete protection to facial area including eyes, nose and mouth from sprays and droplets. The indigenous face shield also provides hassle free respiration and very convenient to use.
Commenting on the innovative steps taken by the company Shri R M Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Limited said, "ITI has joined the fight against coronavirus as the number of positive cases in the country are increasing everyday and being country's first PSU we have an obligation to extend help to corona warriors across the country. The company is now capable of producing 5,00,000 face shields monthly which may be extended to 15,00,000 face shields per month in the coming days."
"In the first phase, the company is providing these face shields to various healthcare setups, educational institutes, NGOs and local administrations on complementary basis. In the second phase, we are planning to provide these to various organisations such as airports, municipal corporations, police departments, state governments, corporates etc.", Shri Agarwal further added.
Shares of ITI LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.80.55 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 80.35. The total number of shares traded during the day was 24949 in over 553 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 81.55 and intraday low of 80.35. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 2017051.