Indian low cost ventilator Jeevan to fight COVID-19
Who developed Low cost ventilator JEEVAN?
- The Indian Railways
Where it has developed a low-cost ventilator ‘Jeevan’ ?
- At its premier coach production unit, Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala in Punjab.
- About Rail Coach Factory (RCF)
- Establishment– 1986
- General manager– Ravinder Gupta
What is the price?
- The cost of “Jeevan”is around Rs 10,000
Where is JEEVAN available?
- The ventilator is now awaiting the final clearance from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
How JEEVAN is available for free of cost?
- It is produced from materials which were already available in the factory such as compressors from air cooling machines, coah components, laser welding machines etc..